UNESCO are increasingly active in the development in the use of Artificial Intelligence in Education. Next week – 7 and 8 of December they are hosting an International Forum on AI and the Futures of Education (AIED). The theme of the Forum is Developing Competencies for the AI Era. the Forum will bring togther education […]Read more
As many of you will know, FutureLearn is the UK Open Universities MOOC arm, run in conjunction with an international consortium of universities. But, I guess like everyone else, FutureLearn is under pressure to make some money. Their first go was offering paid for certificates for course completion. Another attempt has been to persuade people […]Read more
This diagram is from a tweet by Data Driven Science (@DrivenScience).
Artificial Intelligence they say, is the broad discipline of creating intelligent machines.
Machine Learning refers to systems that can learn from experience.
Deep Learning refers …
One result of the Covid 19 pandemic is it seems like every day now there are free events. This week is no exception and this conference looks great. I can’t make all of it – too many other meetings but I hope to dip in and out (another advantage of online conferences). On Tuesday September […]Read more
From the UK Open Data Institute’s Week in Data newsletter This week, Twitter apologised for racial bias within its image-cropping algorithm. The feature is designed to automatically crop images to highlight focal points – including faces. But, Twitter users discovered that, in practice, white faces were focused on, and black faces were cropped out. And, […]Read more