Google Classroom used to be pretty restricted in terms of who could use it, but recent changes — the latest announced on Thursday — have opened the management system up to anyone who wants to teach or learn.
Little Dragon is an educational startup that's developing learning apps which sniff out the emotional reactions of users and use this to change the way they teach you. You'll never be bored again -- hopefully!
DeepMind improved its previous A3C AI agent/bot by adding two new tasks that enable faster learning. Called Unreal, it learns by playing Atari games, but the process is now faster given that AI can control the pixels and predict rewards.
A new study by researchers at the University of California at Irvine examines how technology is making it possible for chronically ill students to experience the classroom through the use of telepresence robots.
Researchers found that test subjects who rested for four hours after learning and then exercised retained information better than immediate exercisers or people who didn't exercise at all. Best advice: study, rest, exercise, ace the test.
Give a robot a cooking program and you feed it for a day; teach a robot how to learn by watching how-to cooking videos and you feed it for a lifetime. A DARPA program has enabled robots to learn how to cook by watching YouTube videos.