Will AI replace university lecturers? Not if we make it clear why humans matter | Mark Haw

Cash-strapped universities might be tempted by AI tutors, but they cannot reproduce human creativity or insight Many UK universities are struggling financially, but there’s one option that is rarely discussed: replacing lecturers with artificial intelligence (AI) machines. This might sound like sci-fi – after all, the lists of occupations vulnerable to AI rarely include teaching, which is still seen as too creative for computers. But a growing database of information…

September 8, 2019
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Elon Musk’s Neuralink looks to begin outfitting human brains with faster input and output starting next year

July 18, 2019

Neuralink, the Elon Musk-led startup that the multi-entrepreneur founded in 2017, is working on technology that’s based around ‘threads’ which it says can be implanted in human brains with much less potential impact to the surrounding brain tissue vs. what’s currently used for today’s brain-computer interfaces. “Most people don’t realize, we can solve that with a chip,” Musk said to kick off Neuralink’s event, talking about some of the brain…

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