Education

December 7, 2016
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‘Education Systems Not Keeping Up With Development of AI’

Sylvain Kalache, entrepreneur, software-engineer and co-founder of Holberton School, a two-year program training highly skilled full-stack software engineers at scale, recently published an article arguing why […]
November 7, 2016
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Artificial Intelligence Leaders Gather to Discuss its Future

Last Friday 4th November, leading figures within the AI-sphere sat down for an open discussion about the future of artificial intelligence, its potential impact on individuals and […]
October 31, 2016
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AI Business to Co-edit First Publication on ‘The Future of AI in Business’ with Fast Future

The Future of AI in Business – Unlocking Human Potential New Book will Chronicle the AI Revolution and Map Pathways to the Future Fast Future Publishing […]
October 27, 2016
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Deep Learning Specialist Yoshua Benigo Creates Startup-Incubator ‘Element-AI’

Yoshua Benigo, a French-born Canadian deemed one of the main characters behind the rise of deep learning, is now launching a “Silicon Valley-style” startup incubator, aimed towards […]
October 26, 2016
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IBM Watson and Udacity Gives you the “Nanodegree” – Leaning AI Online

Most of us are familiar with the different university degrees. We have anything from a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree to a doctorate – but have you […]
October 25, 2016
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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong: ‘AI and Morality – Not so Irreconcilable As Some Might Believe’

During an open discussion funded by the Future of Life Institute, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics raised the question about how to create artificial intelligence that will […]
October 24, 2016
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South Korean Professor Urges Companies to Push Forward with AI Research

Choi Deung-Jin, Professor of Computer Ccience and Cngineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology is one of many academics following in the line of those […]
October 24, 2016
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Britain First to Release AI-Judge

As Hugh Grant put it in the film Love Actually: Britain has delivered many great things over the years, Shakespeare, The Beatles, Harry Potter and David […]
October 21, 2016
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AI-Research Partnership Between RBC and Toronto’s Rotman School of Management

Canada’s largest bank, RBC has teamed up with Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and signed a deal that fosters artificial intelligence and machine-learning start-ups at the […]
October 20, 2016
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Stephen Hawking: AI Could Be Human History’s Greatest Disaster – But There is an Alternative

Stephen Hawking confirms the fear raised by many: Artificial Intelligence could be the greatest disaster in human history. However, this is only unless it is not properly managed, the […]
October 19, 2016
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Professor Jim Davies: ‘Stop Obsessing About AI’s Consciousness – Focus on Ethics’

If you were to make a life-threatening decision – who would you trust the most? Someone with a consciousness, or someone without it? That is one […]
October 18, 2016
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Upset About Your Favourite TV-Show Ending? AI Has the Solution!

We have all experienced it. That feeling of “emptiness” when you watch the end credits roll across your screen as the last minutes of your favourite […]
October 12, 2016
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Huawei teams up with UC Berkeley to Invest in AI-Research

Chinese Huawei, one of the world’s biggest phone-and telecom equipment developers is forming a partnership with UC Berkeley that will focus on AI-research through the support of Huawei […]
September 15, 2016
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Stanford University’s Steve Eglash: Corporations, Universities & Government are Partners in AI Innovation

Steve Eglash is currently spinning many plates, as Executive Director of the Stanford University Data Science Initiative (Stanford’s university-wide program on big data), Artificial Intelligence Lab, […]
August 25, 2016
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Chatbots Bring AI to Ed Tech

Earlier this year, Bill Gates discussed Microsoft’s recent investment in bots and how artificial intelligence can fix education. “So AI tutors, that’s one of the verticals that will […]
August 19, 2016
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“AI Will Penetrate Every Industry” Says Diego Klabjan, Professor at Northwestern University

AI Business recently spoke to Diego Klabjan, professor at Northwestern University in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences. Diego is a leading expert in […]
August 11, 2016
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Toyota Joins Forces with University of Michigan to Boost AI Research

Toyota is expanding its effort to develop advanced artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous driving technologies by teaming up with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. […]
August 9, 2016
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Higher Education Needs to Embrace AI and Prepare Students for the Evolving Workplace

Artificial intelligence and automation are entering the workplace in many graduate level jobs, and at AI Business we are only seeing this continue and quicken. Times Higher […]
August 2, 2016
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Harvard Business School Teaching MBAs on AI & Deep Learning

At Harvard Business School (HBS), MBA students are pondering AI-empowered business future. The pioneers of the driverless car movement — such as Google and Tesla — are […]
June 20, 2016
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AI Can Personalise and Improve Learning: Pranav Kapadia of City & Guilds Group

AI Business recently interviewed Pranav Kapadia, Mergers & Acquisitions Lead at City & Guilds Group. Last week, Pranav led and completed the sixth acquisition for City […]
May 31, 2016
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Could AI Solve the Biggest Problem in Online Education?

Online education has a problem: Of the hordes of students that sign up for massive open online classes (MOOCs), an average of less than 7% finish. […]
September 28, 2015
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The Death of Textbooks?

With traditional textbooks, each student is presented with the material in the same way regardless of his or her proficiency in that particular subject. Now, artificial […]
September 28, 2015
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Penn State researchers using artificial intelligence to train teachers

Being able to react to a computer simulation of a kid that’s saying the F word gives you the chance to practice, so that you’re prepared […]
September 28, 2015
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Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Slowly Enter College Classrooms

Will researchers ever produce a robot whose intelligence and body are both so advanced that it can handle a course load all on its own? Only […]
September 28, 2015
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IBM wants to put Watson in hands of every teacher

The city’s Department of Education did not respond for comment on the Watson app, but IBM was clear that city officials expressed interest in taking part […]
September 28, 2015
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Don’t fear artificial intelligence – Ray Kurzweil

Stephen Hawking, the pre-eminent physicist, recently warned that artificial intelligence (AI), once it surpasses human intelligence, could pose a threat to the existence of human civilization. […]
September 27, 2015
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Asking the Experts: Artificial Intelligence Leaders Answer AI’s Most Burning Questions (Part I)

What if you could get a few of the top minds in artificial intelligence and pick their brain? Fun idea, right?   I’m lucky enough to […]
September 27, 2015
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Asking the Experts: Artificial Intelligence Leaders Answer AI’s Most Burning Questions (Part II)

Welcome to Part II of this two-part Q&A series, where I tapped my AI peers for their expert views when it comes to this technology’s hot […]
September 27, 2015
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Glossary of Terms in Artificial Intelligence

There is much disagreement among scholars and experts about the future of Artificial Intelligence. While some are thrilled at the prospects of self learning computers and […]
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