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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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Jul 8, 2020

In this episode Dan talks through the machine learning process.  What steps do we need? What data do we collect?  And why does thinking about alcohol make this easier?

Jun 24, 2020

Have you ever wondered about what makes a bot tick?  How do you go about setting up a conversational agent in your organisation and what are the benefits to you and your customers/students and staff?  In today's episode we take a look at how to create one and the considerations when doing so.


Microsoft Bot Framework:...

Jun 10, 2020

Have you ever got your Qubits Entangled with your Kelvins? In this Episode Dan and Lee leap into the Quantum Age. They look at Quantum technology and how it works as well as profound impact it will have on everyone. 
  • Microsoft shares their work on a new Super computer in Azure

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 years. 

  • Talos:

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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