We’re not ready for AI, says the winner of a new $1m AI prize | MIT Technology Review

Regina Barzilay, a professor at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), is the first winner of the Squirrel AI Award for Artificial Intelligence for the Benefit of Humanity, a new prize recognizing outstanding research in AI. Barzilay started her career working on natural-language processing. After surviving breast cancer in 2014, she switched her…Continue reading “We’re not ready for AI, says the winner of a new $1m AI prize | MIT Technology Review”

Online Courses the New Norm in College — Campus Technology

While 40 percent of IT higher education IT leaders and instructional technologists said in June 2020 that their college or university was planning for “mostly in-person” classes for the fall, that share plummeted to less than 5 percent by August, according to a recent study by Educause. — Read on campustechnology.com/articles/2020/09/22/online-courses-the-new-norm-in-college.aspx

Our work to move data portability forward

Editor’s note: Google and the Data Transfer Project recently submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about data portability. Ahead of tomorrow’s “Data To Go” workshop with the FTC, we’re sharing an overview of our work along with some updates.When it’s easy for people to move their data to competing products, the pressure isContinue reading “Our work to move data portability forward”