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Welcome to the AI in Education podcast

From Dan Bowen from Microsoft Australia

It's a weekly chat about Artificial Intelligence in Education - what it is, how it works, and the different ways it is being used. It's not too serious, or too technical, and is intended to be a good conversation of background information.

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May 25, 2020

Keeping the theme of education and learning, this episode will provide a look back, way back in to the human obsession with creating artificial replicas of themselves. When did it start, who started it, what is the AI winter and how did it accelerate so quickly in the last 10...

May 6, 2020

In this introduction to Season 3 we meet our new co-host Lee Hickin.  We also look at what inspired him to get into technology and also look at some of the topical news around pandemic apps, the sharing of data and even play some tic-tac-toe with a WOPR.


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Apr 8, 2020

Dan spends 5 minutes reflecting on the last 14 episodes of series 2, before we take an Easter break.  

Apr 1, 2020

Mark Stanley from Literatu meets the podcast in our new online-only studio to talk all things Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.  We look at how data generally, and NAPLAN data specifically, is used to predict outcomes and how cutting edge Machine Learning can be used to improve writing skills for students,...

Mar 25, 2020

Recorded live during the ISQ Educational Data Symposium in Brisbane, Queensland, this podcast takes a new approach. We talk about data and whether we need standardised testing, and then dive into answering questions from the audience about everything from predicting student progress, to how AI can help in...