Artificial intelligence should augment, not replace, human beings

Fear of automation is everywhere. A recent study reveals that the greatest fear of the US market regarding AI is that automation will lead to unemployment. The recipe for coexistence between the consumer and the machine, according to the report, is that companies assume a code of conduct that puts the user first, avoiding deception and manipulation.

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TecPrize, a contest to reinvent Higher Education

As part of the entrepreneurship festival INCmty 2017, a challenge was set: to reinvent Higher Education and to create the future leaders of our complex future. TecPrize dares authors and creators to imagine a different future for Higher Education. The goal is to attract brilliant minds from different backgrounds to imagine how Higher Education will be in 2049, through a short film, a comic book, or a short story.
 

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Using AI to predict learning outcomes

One essential need for almost every teacher at the beginning of the course is to get to know their students as soon as possible in order to channel pedagogical strategies that will lead to better learning. To address this challenge, Tecnológico de Monterrey professors developed a predictive model based on machine learning that, with the help of artificial intelligence, predicts students’ grades for homework, quizzes, and even partial evaluations.

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Millennials still prefer pen and paper for learning

A new study found that 96% of parents think that paper is essential to their kids’ learning and that their children do well on homework when they write it down by hand. The report also lists some of the benefits of reading on paper, arguing that it allows you to better concentrate on the material, which improves how well you remember and recollect it".

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