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Welcome to the AI in Education podcast

With Dan Bowen from Microsoft Australia and Ray Fleming from InnovateGPT

It's a fortnightly 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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“This podcast is produced by a Microsoft Australia & New Zealand employee, alongside an employee from InnovateGPT. The views and opinions expressed on this podcast are our own.”

Oct 30, 2019

Ray and Dan are joined by Troy Waller, who's the Accessibility Lead for the Microsoft Education team in Australia, to talk about how artificial intelligence is being used to support students.

Troy discusses how to help students write more effectively, using dictation in Word and PowerPoint in Office 365; PowerPoint's live...

Oct 23, 2019

Dan and Ray talk about Artifical Intelligence for Good - things like using AI to count fish stocks in Darwin without having to risk your life from the crocs; and the use of AI to detect and prevent poaching in the national parks of southern Africa.

Now AI can recognise text, speech and images better than humans, there...

Oct 16, 2019

Major advances in Artificial Intelligence are the ability of computers to understand text and speech, comprehend information, and respond to users. And an area that's becoming more obvious to us is 'intelligent agents' or chatbots, where we can have a fairly normal chat conversation and get information delivered to in...

Oct 9, 2019

This week, Dan and Ray talk about Predicting the Future, and how we use the past to predict the future. We discuss things like correlation and causation, and what to be aware of when using predictive analytics and machine learning to influence outcomes. We start by discussing the link between education outcomes...

Oct 2, 2019

In this week's episode, continuing our journey on exploring Artificial Intelligence in Education, we talk about the common AI services. We talk about chatbots (or 'conversational agents'), predictive analytics, and making sense of student and campus data . 

We also discuss how Artificial Intelligence services are...