The future of agritech: automated farms

The agriculture in near future will be fully automated. Every phase of operation, from seed to harvest, won’t require a participation of a human being. You may already have heard about artificial intelligence robots that are zapping weeds with accurate precision, autonomous tractors harvesting on a farmland and satellites accessing and checking crop health from […]

10 Eric Schmidt Quotes at the Center for a New American Security Artificial Intelligence

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, was a guest speaker at the Center for a New American Security Artificial Intelligence and Global Security Summit. The Artificial Intelligence and Global Security Summit brought together technology leaders and top policymakers to explore the state of artificial intelligence and discuss the implications of the […]

Autonomous weapons: decisions to kill or not?

Autonomous weapons: decisions to kill or not? To kill or not to kill other humans is the main question on debates over law and ethics of Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS). According to the International Humanitarian Law, taking human lives and destroying objects during armed conflict treated as a lawfulness of an attack. How can legal […]

Changing the Future of Education with A.I. Forever

Contemporary learning is very much archaic. Of course, education is at the highest level it has ever been and the rate of literacy worldwide is approaching 90%, but students are still grouped arbitrarily, placed in buildings 5 times a week, expected to be listening to adults speaking useful information and absorbing it. Parents have no […]

How IoT and AI is helping to fight crime

How IoT and AI is helping to fight crime You probably read or heard about 1984, a science fiction and anti-utopia masterpiece by George Orwell, where Big Brother was watching every citizen of an imaginary dictatorship country. In 2017 writer predictions became reality. Hopefully, for all of us, technologies are not limiting our freedom but […]

The role of machine learning in construction safety

The role of machine learning in construction safety The construction industry is one of the biggest in the USA but also is one of the deadliest. Construction has been and continues to be a dangerous occupation, resulting in many accidents, injuries and fatalities. 937 workers died on sites in 2015, meaning that one in five […]

Enhancing teaching and learning through educational data mining

Enhancing teaching and learning through educational data mining Educational data mining is a interdisciplinary research area that deals with the development of methods to explore data originating in an educational context and uses computational approaches to analyse educational in order to study educational questions. How a sub-field of artificial intelligence can enhance teaching and learning? […]

Machine learning and energy efficient building design

Machine learning and energy efficient building design With increasing interest in sustainable design, the issue of energy-efficiency in the building design process is receiving ever more attention from designers and researchers. The construction industry has to find its way of reducing national greenhouse gas emissions. Key players are reluctant to spend big on energy efficiency […]

Artificial intelligence in special education

Artificial intelligence in special education Artificial intelligence technologies have started to open new ways of interacting with students with special educational needs. The goal of these tools is to enhance the way children interact with their environment to promote learning and to enrich their daily life. The effective applications of AI techniques is seen as […]

Predictive analytics as a future of higher education

Predictive analytics as a future of higher education There’s a lot of focus on digital transformation initiatives in the learning technology space over the past few years. Now higher education leaders are starting to realize what technology can do for their institutions. From determining which students are most at risk of dropping out, to supporting […]