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Digital learning every day

January 28, 2016

The Alliance for Excellent Education, which sponsor's Digital Learning Day, defines digital learning as any “instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience.” Even video games have been part of digital learning going back to the mid-1970s.

Better power lines would help U.S. supercharge renewable energy, study suggests

January 28, 2016

Analysts have long argued that nations aiming to use wind and solar power to curb emissions from fossil fuel burning would first have to invest heavily in new technologies to store electricity produced by these intermittent sources—after all, the sun isn’t always shining and the wind isn’t always blowing.

What does the future hold for artificial intelligence?

January 27, 2016

Andrew Moore, dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science, shares with his thoughts on where artificial intelligence and cognitive computing research is heading. Moore, whose own background is in statistical machine learning, AI, robotics and statistical computation for large volumes of data, heads up a department of 30 faculty at CMU focused on AI research.