Entries tagged: Chatbots

SWOT analysis of innovative technologies applied to the educational sector in 2018 All items

SWOT analysis of innovative technologies applied to the educational sector in 2018

In this post, we have highlighted three of the technologies that have had the greatest impact in 2018, being our will to focus on their strengths and weaknesses in relation to the world of learning.[…]

Briefing paper: chatbots in education All items

Briefing paper: chatbots in education

By Marc Fuertes-Alpiste and Núria Molas-Castells Chatbots or conversational assistants are programs that integrate artificial intelligence and are able to simulate or maintain a certain level of conversation with people through the use of natural[…]

Artificial intelligence: humans, machines and everything in between All items

Artificial intelligence: humans, machines and everything in between

Mitsuku, Pandorabots’ three-time winner of the prestigious Loebner Prize, awarded to the most “human-like” chatbot, when asked who she is would say: “I am the latest result in artificial intelligence, which can reproduce the capabilities[…]

2018 Summer eLC Crew Holidays’ Recommended Reading All items

2018 Summer eLC Crew Holidays’ Recommended Reading

We have worked hard this year and we all deserve time for rest and for fun and also… to recharge our energies and keep on moving the wheel of educational advances! To be well informed[…]

AI (Artificial Intelligence) Expo Europe 2018 All items

AI (Artificial Intelligence) Expo Europe 2018

On 27 and 28 June, Amsterdam hosted the AI Expo Europe 2018 conference (https://www.ai-expo.net/europe/). The conference included three simultaneous events: AI Expo, Blockchain Expo and IoT TechExpo, which could be regarded as today’s leading, most[…]

My teacher will be an AI (maybe) All items

My teacher will be an AI (maybe)

An important distinction in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is between weak (or narrow) AI and strong (or general) AI, the later referring to artificial general intelligence, or AGI. The former consists of a[…]

Weekly Tweet Selection. 19th to 23rd June 2017 All items

Weekly Tweet Selection. 19th to 23rd June 2017

This Weekly Tweet Selection is centered in Instructional Design and the role of teachers, specially. From the paper of micro-credentials to the idea of the obsolescence of Instructional Designer concept passing through the skills in[…]