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Dec 17, 2023

Controlling Addiction & Dopamine: A Practical Guide

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Psychiatrist and author Dr. Anna Lembke discusses dopamine, addictive behaviors, warning signs and treatment for addiction, and how our brains handle all that pleasure and pain in life. Dr. Lembke is a professor of psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine and chief of the Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic. She appeared in the 2020 Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma to discuss the addictive nature of social media, and she is the author of the 2021 New York Times bestseller Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence, which explores how to moderate compulsive overconsumption in a dopamine-overloaded world.

Dec 16, 2023

Reducing the Cognitive Footprint of Brain Surgery — Michael Sughrue, MD

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Dec 16, 2023

Elon Musk planning STEM-focused school, university in Texas

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is planning on opening his own STEM-focused primary and secondary school, and eventual an university in Austin, Texas, according to tax filings.

Dec 15, 2023

AI Takes Over The Classroom: Alpha Helping Solve The Teacher Shortage

Posted by in categories: climatology, education, mathematics, robotics/AI

The teacher shortage crisis is a major concern, casting a shadow on educational quality across the globe. In this academic climate, the rise of AI in the classroom sparks both hope and skepticism. Alpha school is leading the way, devoid of traditional teachers and reliant on its AI-powered curriculum and “guide” system. This innovative approach offers a glimpse of a promising future where technology and human ingenuity merge to redefine education.

AI has become a game-changer in education by customizing learning experiences according to students’ individual learning styles and paces. Alpha’s app-based tutoring system is a prime example of this. It is personalized for each student’s strengths and weaknesses, a significant departure from the traditional “one-size-fits-all” classroom approach. For instance, consider a child who struggles with math concepts. AI can modify the exercises and explanations to suit their learning style, enabling them to understand the material better.

Moreover, this AI-driven education system offers instant and detailed feedback, which may be lacking in some schools. Such immediate response fosters a deeper understanding and encourages a more engaged learning process. This level of individualized attention is a powerful tool for enhancing knowledge and engagement.

Dec 15, 2023

IBM Teams With Universities to Advance Quantum Education for 40,000 Students in Japan, South Korea and US

Posted by in categories: education, quantum physics

Keio University, The University of Tokyo, Yonsei University, Seoul National University, and The University of Chicago and IBM to collaborate on preparing the future quantum workforce.

IBM announced plans to work with top universities from Japan, South Korea and the United States to advance quantum education.

Dec 14, 2023

Schooled by tech-billionaire? Elon Musk plans school, university in Texas

Posted by in categories: education, Elon Musk, sustainability, transportation

The Tesla chief has reportedly stashed a generous sum of $100 million in charity for the endeavor.

Billionaire CEO Elon Musk reportedly plans to build a school and, eventually, a university in Texas.

Dec 12, 2023

What To Know About Where ChatGPT Is Going In 2024

Posted by in categories: business, education, ethics, robotics/AI, sustainability

It’s hard to believe, but generative AI — the seemingly ubiquitous technology behind ChatGPT — was launched just one year ago, in late November 2022.

Still, as technologists discover more and more use cases for saving time and money in the enterprise, schools, and businesses the world over are struggling to find the technology’s rightful balance in the “real world.”

As the year has progressed, the rapid onset and proliferation has led to not only rapid innovation and competitive leapfrogging, but a continued wave of moral and ethical debates and has even led to early regulation and executive orders on the implementation of AI around the world as well as global alliances — like the recent Meta + IBM AI Alliance — to try and develop open frameworks and greater standards in the implementation of safe and economically sustainable AI.

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Dec 8, 2023

Prepare Our Kids for Life, Not Standardized Tests | Ted Dintersmith | TEDxFargo

Posted by in categories: economics, education, employment, finance, physics, robotics/AI

As a leading venture capitalist, Ted Dintersmith lived and breathed the world of innovation. He has seen first-hand how quickly automation is eliminating the structured jobs in our economy, as well as the opportunities for young adults who are bold, creative, and entrepreneurial. As Ted shifted his focus to the future of our schools, he realized that the core purpose of our schools has been lost in a wave of testing, data, and accountability. In this talk, Ted underscores the potential for our kids and our country if we educate to our innovative and creative strengths, and trust our schools and teachers to prepare our kids for life, instead of for standardized tests.

After a twenty-five year career in venture capital, Ted Dintersmith is now focused on issues at the intersection of innovation and education. In the fall of 2012, Ted served as part of the delegation representing the United States at the United Nations General Assembly, where he focused on global education and entrepreneurship. The first two films he executive produced – Most Likely To Succeed and The Hunting Ground – premiered at Sundance, 2015. His website describes his initiatives and he can be followed @dintersmith.

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Dec 8, 2023

New high school curriculum teaches color chemistry and AI simultaneously

Posted by in categories: chemistry, education, robotics/AI

North Carolina State University researchers have developed a weeklong high school curriculum that helps students quickly grasp concepts in both color chemistry and artificial intelligence—while sparking their curiosity about science and the world around them.

To test whether a short high school science module could effectively teach something about both chemistry—a notoriously thorny subject—and (AI), the researchers designed a relatively simple experiment involving pH levels, which reflect the acidity or alkalinity of a liquid solution.

When testing pH levels on a , color conversion charts provide a handy reference: more acidic solutions turn test strips red when a lot of acidity is present and turn test strips yellow and green as acid levels weaken. Test strips turn deep purple when liquids are highly alkaline and turn blue and dark green as alkaline levels decline.

Dec 8, 2023

11 Essential Eliminations for Personal Growth

Posted by in categories: education, futurism

🌟 **Transform Your Life with Stoic Wisdom! 🧘‍♂️📚**
Discover the profound teachings of Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius as we embark on a journey of self-discovery. In this video, we delve into 11 crucial aspects to eliminate from your life, guided by Aurelius’ wisdom. It’s not just about passively observing; we invite you to actively engage by sharing your perspectives on each topic covered.

🌈 **An Invitation to Self-Reflection and Growth 🚀**
Join us on this transformative adventure where we explore vital aspects of human existence. Stay with us until the end for more than just knowledge; it’s an opportunity for deep self-reflection and meaningful change in your life. Subscribe and like the video to support the channel, ensuring more insightful content in the future.

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