Iridescent founder and CEO Tara Chklovski recently sat down with Cristina Conati, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia. Professor Conati is interested in creating intelligent interactive systems that can adapt to individual users’ needs. One application of this is educational games that need to both entertain and […]
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Yoshua Bengio is best known for his groundbreaking work in artificial intelligence, particularly his work on artificial neural networks and deep learning.
Recently Iridescent and The Cooper Union hosted a panel featuring influential women working in artificial intelligence (AI) across a variety of industries. Applying their diverse experience and perspectives from AI in research, neuroscience, and art, they addressed NYC teens’ questions and concerns about the impact of AI on their lives in Cooper Union’s Great Hall.
Sample Family Challenge project: Uses image recognition to spot forest fires as they start and alert authorities Family building a hands-on project illustrating parallel processing The world is changing dramatically as artificial intelligence (AI) is integrated into our society and work so rapidly that it is increasingly known as the 4th Industrial Revolution. Characterized […]
This year we are thrilled to join INCO’s Impact² event, where 4 amazing Technovation alums will be sharing their visions for a more sustainable world. INCO’s Impact² is a global event for social entrepreneurs with the goal of “generating economically innovative solutions to meet the social challenges of our times.” We are beyond proud of the […]
AI is reshaping our world, from the way we hire people for jobs to the way we drive, but currently it’s a poor reflection of the world it’s changing. Most leading machine learning researchers are white men – and we know that a lack of diversity in the people who build technology is reflected in […]
Classrooms today are no strangers to coding or robotics―but few classrooms in the US currently teach artificial intelligence, despite AI being applied across almost every industry. Seeing this need developing, in 2017 Iridescent teamed up with NVIDIA to develop a curriculum that would demystify AI for youth, teaching them real-world ways AI can be used […]
Rose Luckin is a Professor of Learner Centered Design at the UCL Knowledge Lab in London. She researches how educational technology is designed and how it is evaluated. Professor Luckin is particularly interested in using AI to show teachers and students how people learn and how learning is cognitively, socially and emotionally shaped. She is […]