Can AI transform the education system?

| February 22, 2019

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As new technologies have emerged over the years, 'technophobia' has remained a well-trodden path of public debate throughout modern history. For example, when the first cars emerged on the US market around the early 20th century, the Farmers' Anti-Automobile Society of Pennsylvania proposed amendments to legislation, including that drivers should entirely dismantle and conceal their cars in nearby bushes, were a horse unwilling to pass by.

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How to send money to Greece

Article | June 17, 2020

Throughout history, Greece has been one of the most influential countries in the world. Whether it’s philosophy, mathematics or simply delicious Greek food, Greek culture has spread far and wide on a global scale. There are around 7 million Greek people living and working abroad, mainly in North and South America, Australia and across Europe. Many of these expats send money to friends and family in Greece regularly, and when they do they want to find the cheapest way to send money to Greece. They also want money transfers that are fast, so that their recipients aren’t left waiting around for the money to arrive.

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Virtual Reality Advances Bring New Possibilities to Higher Education

Article | June 17, 2020

What if virtual reality is more than a novelty or even a tool? What if it’s a technology with the potential to change, well, everything? When Emory Craig and Maya Georgieva, both experienced educators, first encountered modern VR at the Tribeca Film Festival several years ago, the experience was so revolutionary that it altered the course of their professional lives. The pair went on to establish Digital Bodies, an organization dedicated to researching and consulting on the transformative power of VR, augmented reality and artificial intelligence — collectively referred to as extended reality, or XR — in education and society.

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