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Artificial Intelligence

Here you'll find articles detailing new developments in artificial intelligence and how it's impacting higher education.


PhotoShelter Unveils AI Visual Search Capability Eliminating Need for Metadata

Digital asset management platform PhotoShelter has unveiled a new feature called AI Visual Search, giving brand subscribers the ability to search their entire brand library based on visual descriptions and eliminating the need to manually add metadata to images, according to a news release.

Generative AI Is a Top Emerging Risk for Enterprises, Gartner Says

Generative AI tools such as ChatGPT and Google Bard have cracked the top-10 list of emerging risks for enterprises, according to a new report by research firm Gartner.

Atlantic International U Integrates Dall-E into Virtual Campus and Curriculum Builder

Continuing its commitment to offer artificial intelligence technology to help students create or modify their chosen academic programs, Atlantic International University (AIU) in Honolulu has incorporated image generator Dall-E into its Virtual Campus and Curriculum Builder tool.

GrammarlyGO to Add New Features to Help Students Use AI Responsibly

Grammarly writing software company will introduce new features in late August to GrammarlyGO in time for the start of fall quarter. The new features, student-focused prompts, guardrails, and the ability to cite generative AI transparently, will help students to "augment — not replace — their critical thinking and communication skills," the company said.

Simplilearn and UT Dallas to Offer AI and ML Boot Camp for the Digital Workforce

Online digital skills training company Simplilearn Solutions has teamed up with the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) to offer an online boot camp to upskill AI and machine learning (ML) professionals through the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Tech Companies Announce Frontier Model Forum to Address Safe, Responsible AI Development

Anthropic, Google, Microsoft, and OpenAI have partnered to launch the Frontier Model Forum to draw on the expertise of member companies to promote safety and responsibility in developing frontier AI models. They are calling for other companies to join them in this collective effort.

Educating the Next Generation in AI

What skills will students need for the workforce of the future in an age dominated by artificial intelligence? In addition to basic computer science, data competencies, and the mathematics and statistics behind AI and machine learning, there are a range of social impacts to consider: AI risk, ethics, privacy, questions of bias, etc. We spoke with Dakota State University President José-Marie Griffiths about how her institution is preparing students for careers in AI.

Anthology Introduces AI-Enabled Course Building and Student Success Features in Blackboard Learn

At its annual Anthology Together 2023 conference, Anthology introduced new features and products in Blackboard Learn, along with two new Intelligent Experiences. The company also announced it has adopted Microsoft's Azure Open AI to power its spectrum of higher education ed tech solutions.

Turnitin AI Detection Rates: 3.3% of 65M Papers Reviewed Were Flagged as Majority AI Writing

​Of the more than 65 million student papers reviewed for AI writing by Turnitin's detection tool since April, more than 2 million — or 3.3% of all papers reviewed — have been flagged as containing 80% or more AI-written text, according to a news release.

Why Data Is the Most Important Tool for a Higher Education Leader

Tech Tactics in Education speaker Jason Simon shares how colleges and universities can better utilize data to tackle existential challenges and move toward analytic maturity across the institution.