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Education Robots Offer Leg-Up to Disadvantaged Students
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Education Robots Offer Leg-Up to Disadvantaged Students

Some education experts think robots can help disadvantaged children.

How to Design AI that Eliminates Disability Bias
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How to Design AI that Eliminates Disability Bias

AI has proven to magnify the prejudices that skew human decision making against women and ethnic minorities.

Computing 'Boot Camp' is Showing that 'Anyone Can Be a Coder'
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Computing 'Boot Camp' is Showing that 'Anyone Can Be a Coder'

School of Code is a U.K.-based startup that offers 15 weeks of free training at a "boot camp" for computer programming.

How the ­.K. Plans to Teach Computer Science to Every Child
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How the ­.K. Plans to Teach Computer Science to Every Child

The Raspberry Pi startup will train 40,000 U.K. teachers to teach computer science, with the ultimate goal of teaching computer science to all U.K. schoolchildren...

AI Academic Warns on Brain Drain to Tech Groups
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AI Academic Warns on Brain Drain to Tech Groups

As artificial intelligence (AI) professionals increasingly seek positions within major technology companies, the exodus threatens to stall academic research in...

Wearable Technology Finds Its Place on Campus
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Wearable Technology Finds Its Place on Campus

Several universities are experimenting with wearable technologies as a way to improve classroom instruction. 

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How to Raise a Personable Robot

Social roboticist Heather Knight's research focuses on making robots socially expressive so they can interact with people on a more personable level. 

Fears Over Dearth of Engineers in Europe
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Fears Over Dearth of Engineers in Europe

The European Roundtable of Industrialists says that Europe needs to take action to encourage people to become engineers or risk losing out to India and China. 

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China Set For Global Lead in Scientific Research

China has demonstrated the most growth in scientific research of any country in the past three decades and is on pace to overtake the United States as the world's...

India: A Nation Develops
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India: A Nation Develops

India is making the transition from a global outsourcing center to a global innovation nexus, but lingering challenges include persistent infrastructure difficulties...
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