Artificial Intelligence Category

Machine learning—also for the bats

Neuroecologist, Yossi Yovel and his team modified a machine learning algorithm, so they could analyze how Egyptian fruit bats communicate. The result? Bats speak to each other as individuals—and actually communicate specific problems. This is breakthrough research in our understanding of how animals communicate. From Jason Daley’s Smithsonian article: “They were able to classify 60 […]

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Use an interactive conversation coach to help with skeptics

Getting people to listen when they have made up their minds is difficult. But what if someone has based their decision on false and faulty information and the emotional takes over rather than the rational? Health information website, Verywell launched an interactive experience called Healthy Conversations “that uses the format of a choose-your-own-adventure text message […]

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Learning from our AI past

Accenture posted a fascinating article: What we can learn about AI of the 1800s. You read that right—the 1800s. The below is taken directly from their brief, but we highly recommend reading the full ARTICLE to find out more. “Where is AI taking us? What will it enable in the future? How will it change industries […]

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Actionable Reporting is changing the measurement arena

How do we know our training is effective? How can we tie it to business outcomes? Through a well-planned assessment and measurement approach. And one of the more interesting is called Actionable Reporting that allows a user to act on information in real time. READ Alastair Simpson’s eLearning Industry article where he outlines 6 Requirements for Setting […]

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Combining eLearning with a Chatbot

An AI-enabled Chatbot or Smartbot lets users interact and have realistic conversations with the program. Ravi Pratap Singh has written an article about the world’s first chatbot-powered eLearning course using Storyline—Project Disha. Project Disha addresses the topic of workplace sexual harassment in India via an interactive, scenario-based eLearning Course and a Chatbot called Disha the […]

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Create your own custom Chatbot

Alexander Salas has outlined 10 steps for creating your own custom Chatbot for eLearning purposes. This includes creating free accounts on Skype, QnA, and BotFramework; creating, testing, and verifying your knowledge base data; and embedding your Chatbot in the eLearning. Read the full eLearning Industry article.

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Jaw-dropping AI

We’ve been providing interesting information around AI in previous blogs, but this application just made our jaws drop. The title of Dana Smith’s article published by the University of California San Francisco is: Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis.You read that right. Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS and […]

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Artificial intelligence

We recently attended a session at iVentures and the topic on everyone’s lips was—ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. In fact, it’s what everyone wanted to talk about. Accenture’s Nicole Knott wrote a post called “Creating a Better World With AI.” She starts with fear and ends with a better place. She says: “To unleash the power of AI […]

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Machine learning

We recently attended a session at iVentures and the topic on everyone’s lips was—ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. In fact, it’s what everyone wanted to talk about. Accenture’s Nicole Knott wrote a post called “Creating a Better World With AI.” She starts with fear and ends with a better place. She says: “To unleash the power of AI […]

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