When Virtual Reality Meets Education | TechCrunch

  With VR platforms like AltspaceVR and LectureVR (an initiative of Immersive VR Education), entirely new possibilities are available for teachers of all kinds, as the technology of making avatars and supporting “multi-player” sessions allows for an exponentially­ scaled level of socialization and outreach… Source: When Virtual Reality Meets Education | TechCrunch Continue reading When Virtual Reality Meets Education | TechCrunch

Deep Grammar will correct your text using AI technology

With that in mind, computer scientist Jonathan Mugan, set to work on Deep Grammar – a checker that uses artificial intelligence and deep learning to analyze text. When it comes to correcting grammar in a piece of writing, it can be an arduous task for man or machine. Source: Deep Grammar will correct your text using AI technology Continue reading Deep Grammar will correct your text using AI technology

Academia, A Social Network For Scientific Studies, Looks To Score The Best Papers | TechCrunch

Experts can already recommend and make comments on papers as a sort of live peer review process, but now those recommendations fit into an algorithm that helps rank the paper. Source: Academia, A Social Network For Scientific Studies, Looks To Score The Best Papers | TechCrunch Continue reading Academia, A Social Network For Scientific Studies, Looks To Score The Best Papers | TechCrunch

Supersleuth: Virtual Assistant ‘Sherlock’ Uses Crowdsourced Knowledge

Instead of just searching the Internet (or other databases) for answers to users’ questions, the new virtual-assistant software gathers scraps of information from various users, stores this information in a database and then eventually puts all the scraps together to answer queries. http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/supersleuth-virtual-assistant-sherlock-uses-crowdsourced-knowledge/ar-AAfmXps Continue reading Supersleuth: Virtual Assistant ‘Sherlock’ Uses Crowdsourced Knowledge