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When the A.I. #Professor Leaves, #Students #Suffer, #Study Says


Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/06/technology/when-the-ai-professor-leaves-students-suffer-study-says.html
For years, big tech companies have used huge salaries, bonuses and stock packages to lure artificial #intelligence experts out of #academia.
...
The talent shift could accelerate the development of artificial intelligence inside tech giants like #Google, #Microsoft, #Amazon and #Apple.
But at the universities the professors left, graduating students were less likely to create new A.I. companies. When they did, they attracted smaller amounts of funding, according to the study. The effect was most pronounced in the field of “deep learning,” a #technology that has become a crucial part of new A.I. systems.
#news #capitalism #economy #education #University #money #science
 

When the A.I. #Professor Leaves, #Students #Suffer, #Study Says


Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/06/technology/when-the-ai-professor-leaves-students-suffer-study-says.html
For years, big tech companies have used huge salaries, bonuses and stock packages to lure artificial #intelligence experts out of #academia.
...
The talent shift could accelerate the development of artificial intelligence inside tech giants like #Google, #Microsoft, #Amazon and #Apple.
But at the universities the professors left, graduating students were less likely to create new A.I. companies. When they did, they attracted smaller amounts of funding, according to the study. The effect was most pronounced in the field of “deep learning,” a #technology that has become a crucial part of new A.I. systems.
#news #capitalism #economy #education #University #money #science
 
Don't know how accurate this is, but even if only a fraction is true this is rather worrying. These students are the future of the UK, the people who will drive the competitiveness of the UK especially after Brexit. If they're not up to the task.....

The great university con: how the British degree lost its value

#Brexit #UK #EU #politics #education #university #grades #student #students #gradeinflation #standards
 
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"Contaminated drinking water, antibiotic-resistant pathogens, mass extinction of species..."

"...and now even these truants!"

Via Jacob Dörre on G+ #climatechange #gretathunberg #greta #FridaysforFuture #Schülerproteste #Klimaschutz #Proteste #Kundgebung #GretaThunberg #Schüler #students #pupils #schoolprotests
 
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