The future includes good (human) teachers

AI in education: The future includes good (human) teachers by an author (The Hechinger Report)
Some things just can’t be automated, and a teacher that makes you think is one of them.
As AI (artificial intelligence) takes over many aspects of our lives, people are beginning to wonder/examine the role of AI in education. This post posits that computers aren’t capable of the higher-order thinking that teachers can provide. Like robots on an automotive assembly line, English AI can work 24 hours a day, doesn’t require benefits…

AI can now predict, shut down internet troll behavior

AI can now predict, shut down internet troll behavior (Big Think)
A team from Cornell University looks to shut down the ongoing flamewar that has taken over, well, pretty much every public area of the internet.
The Big Think notes: If you've been on the internet for more than 25 minutes, you've most likely run into someone saying something you disagree with. As most of us realize, this is part of adult life. The world was not built explicitly for us. Most (read: good) people might move on,  but many — about 30%…

How we can teach computers to make sense of our emotions

How we can teach computers to make sense of our emotions
How can we make AI that people actually want to interact with? Raphael Arar suggests we start by making art. He shares interactive projects that help AI explore complex ideas like nostalgia, intuition and conversation -- all working towards the goal of making our future technology just as much human as it is artificial.