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The problem with weed out classes

August 23, 2016

Intro Bio is one of many “weed-out classes” STEM majors wade through before obtaining the much-coveted, much-glorified Bachelor of Science. Though not a technical term, students christen courses “weed-outs” due to their ability to “weed out” those who may not have what it takes, so to speak, to pursue a particular subject.

US Woman Sentenced in Scheme to Provide Military Equipment to China

August 23, 2016

Before Wenxia Man was arrested for attempting to broker the $50 million sale of military equipment to the Chinese government, she knew the risks. In conversations with an undercover federal agent posing as a dealer, the California woman admitted she knew smuggling three jet engines and a drone out of the U.S. would be illegal, according to federal court documents.

Will Smart Machines Be Less Biased Than Humans?

August 23, 2016

There is no question that, by their very nature, artificial intelligence (AI) systems are more complex than traditional software systems where the parameters were built in and largely understandable. It was relatively clear how the older rules-based expert systems made decisions. In contrast, machine learning allows AI systems to continually adjust and improve based on experience.

Education Technology And Artificial Intelligence: How Education Chatbots Revolutionize Personalized Learning

August 23, 2016

With the use of education chatbots, Prepathon CEO Allwin Agnel explained that the artificial intelligence-driven education technology bots are able to execute precise and detailed tasks that can improve or alter educational experiences by facilitating personalized learning.

Marvel Aims To Encourage Young Scientists With A Series Of STEM-Themed Covers

August 22, 2016

Here’s what Marvel had to say about the new variants. “With our new STEAM variants, we plan to continue to motivate our fans to explore their passions in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math and present these disciplines through some of our favorite young heroes who are doing just that – following their dreams and preparing for the challenges that await them ahead.”

Virtual Technology Gives Education Students Dose of Reality

August 22, 2016

Thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education and San Francisco-based technology startup Mursion, education students at Stonehill are able to practice teaching techniques before they are the educator of record. This grant, awarded to the College last spring, allowed the Education Department access to Mursion’ s immersive training platform.

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