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Ask About AI

Our #AskAboutAI campaign launched to investigate the implications that AI will have on employment, learning and ethical issues—a conversation around how we can shape a future that works for everyone. We interviewed experts, hosted a dozen community conversations, and posted more than 50 articles and now we’re summarizing what we’ve learned in a new paper Ask About AI - The Future of Work and Learning. To learn more, check out our microsite on the Future of Work and Learning.

Ask About AI

Home Series Ask About AI
Our #AskAboutAI campaign launched to investigate the implications that AI will have on employment, learning and ethical issues—a conversation around how we can shape a future that works for everyone. We interviewed experts, hosted a dozen community conversations, and posted more than 50 articles and now we’re summarizing what we’ve learned in a new paper Ask About AI - The Future of Work and Learning. To learn more, check out our microsite on the Future of Work and Learning.

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The Future is Here: Artificial Intelligence & What it Means For Our Kids

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In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast, we throw it back to an old episode featuring Emily Liebtag, Tom Vander Ark and senior Silicon Valley software engineer Gerald Huff on how artificial intelligence will impact the future and how important it is for today's students to #AskAboutAI.

Why Social Studies is Becoming AI Studies

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We’ve all witnessed how artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping lives and changing the world. AI is not a tech issue, it’s a social studies issue and it’s time to start bringing youth into the conversation and preparing them for the future of work.

Education When Careers Are More Like Rock Climbing Than Ladders

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While at a recent conference, Tom attended a session where co-author of "The Second Machine Age," Andrew McAfee, discussed how "careers are looking more like rock climbing than ladder climbing in an economy."

Curbing Killer Robots And Other Misuses of AI

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Artificial Intelligence is infiltrating society. Tom discusses the dangers of AI and shares ways we can curb the dangers of unregulated AI and how education could be the answer to beneficial AI.

Let’s Talk About AI Ethics; We’re On a Deadline

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Code that learns is both powerful and dangerous. AI requires a new technical and civic infrastructure, a new way to conduct business, a new way to be together in community. It’s time to #AskAboutAI. It’s time for community conversations about the ethics and opportunities of our time.

Apple Exec on Rewiring Education

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Former Apple VP of Education, John Couch, on why he’s enthusiastic about project-based and challenge-based learning and the future of learning technology, why design is such a critical concept for education, and his new book Rewiring Education.

20 Ways Blockchain Will Transform (OK, May Improve) Education

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We’ve identified 20 ways that distributed ledger technology could be deployed by school districts, networks, postsecondary institutions and community-based organizations to improve learning opportunities.

32 Ways AI is Improving Education

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been quietly infiltrating society in every way. Tom shares how AI is being used to improve education.

Coming This Fall to Montour School District: America’s First Public School AI Program

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Beginning in the fall of 2018, Montour School District will offer a new program in AI, providing students with a myriad of opportunities to explore and experience AI, using it to cultivate, nurture, and enhance initiatives aimed at increasing the public good. Learn more here.

Google Launches Learning Resources, Publishes AI Principles

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A look at Google’s new learning resources and their seven principles for the company's use of artificial intelligence.