14 septembre 2019

How secure are your AI and machine learning projects?

Techno-News BlogArtificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) offer all the same opportunities for vulnerabilities and misconfigurations as earlier technological advances, but they also have unique risks. More...

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Facebook taps Minecraft as training ground for next stage of A.I.

Techno-News Blog“The goal of Szlam and his team is to create an A.I. assistant that is capable of helping people with different kinds of tasks, and they believe that Minecraft will help them achieve that. More...

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Elon Musk Says The Gap Between Us And AI Is Like The Difference Between Chimps And Humans

Techno-News Blog“Can a chimpanzee really understand humans? Not really,” he said. “We just seem like strange aliens. They mostly just care about other chimpanzees. And this will be how it is, more or less.” More...

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Virtual schools continue to attract top students

Techno-News BlogVirtual schools allow students to take courses online, taught by a teacher who shares information offsite. NCVPS offers courses to students in grades six through 12, while virtual charter schools offer courses to all grades. More...

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Analytics can help universities better support students’ learning

Techno-News BlogFor a start, universities can use the data to generate predictions of students’ performance, which are then fed into early alert systems with other information such as the students’ current semester study load and their previous semesters’ cumulative grade point average. More...

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Enrollment and age at community colleges

Techno-News BlogSince hitting a peak in 2010, the total community college enrollment has decreased each fall after the Great Recession, declining by more than 1 million students nationally between 2010 and 2017…. one of the most striking findings is the dramatic and continuing rise in enrollment for the less-than-18-year-old students. More...

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Encouragement for Online Learners

Techno-News BlogOur role as faculty must extend beyond grading assignments but include verbal and written encouragement, which is vital for the academic and personal development of students (Lowe, 2005). Encouragement can come in many forms such as positive feedback on assignments, emails, phone calls, and video messages. More...

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About three-in-ten U.S. adults say they are ‘almost constantly’ online

Techno-News BlogAs smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, 28% of American adults now report that they go online “almost constantly,” up from 21% in 2015, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted Jan. 8 to Feb. 7, 2019. More...

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The Messy Conversation Around Online Cost and Quality

Techno-News BlogAsked to explain how they balance financial and academic considerations, administrators and professors say quality is key but struggle to define it. More...

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3 higher ed groups urge colleges to speed up data analytics adoption

Techno-News BlogThree prominent higher education associations serving almost 2,500 institutions have issued a joint statement calling on colleges to commit to using data and analytics “to make better strategic decisions.”  The Association for Institutional Research (AIR), Educause and the National Association of College and University Business Officers say data can be used to improve recruitment, student outcomes, institutional efficiency and cost-cutting efforts.  They urge quick action. More...

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