Big Data

Big Data Headed For ‘Hellabyte’ Metric:

http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2013/10/07/big-data-headed-for-hellabyte-metric-says-andrew-mcafee/

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Artificial Intelligence Revisited

Making artificial intelligence more human

MIT center, backed by $25m federal grant, learning from infant brain research

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/science/2013/10/06/mit-artificial-intelligence-center-backed-federal-grant-learning-from-infant-brain-research/MdPnWBnGv7KA1N3CVssKEO/story.html

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Research and Education

First MOOC including research questions:

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/is_massive_open_online_research_the_next_wi_for_education

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Otto Scharmer

A blogpost that offers 10 insights for change:

http://www.blog.ottoscharmer.com/?p=557

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Blueprints for Brain-like Computing

IBM moves forward. Read under

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/517876/ibm-scientists-show-blueprints-for-brain-like-computing/

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Watson

“Watson learns through a combination of training via machine learning, adapting for features of the language that are new to a particular domain, and ingesting all the information it can find on the domain.”  (IBM Research-Australia director Glenn Wightwick)

Read more:

http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/522302/watson_future_cognitive_computing/

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News from Brain Research

 

Examining neurological similarities: are we all ‘bird brains’?
Similarities between the brains of humans and birds imply a common neurological blueprint for high-level cognition, argue researchers…

http://www.scienceomega.com/article/1240/examining-neurological-similarities-are-we-all-bird-brains?utm_source=MailingList&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ScienceOmega230713

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The Human Brain Project

How much level of detail is needed to reproduce brain function?

http://www.scienceomega.com/article/1154/developing-neuroscience-knowledge-human-brain-project

 

 

 

 

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Innovation for education: what will next-gen learning look like?

Shifting to the next generation?

http://www.scienceomega.com/article/1226/innovation-for-education-what-will-next-gen-learning-look-like

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Brain and Emotion

Neue Zusammenhänge entdeckt – http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2013/june/june19_identifyingemotions.html

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