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Artificial Intelligence

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


AWS Completes Investment in Claude AI Maker Anthropic

Amazon Web Services has completed its promised $4 billion investment in generative AI company Anthropic.

Report: AI/ML Tool Usage Skyrockets Across Industry Sectors

Enterprises must both securely enable AI productivity tools and also leverage AI to defend against new AI-driven threats, according to a new report from cloud security specialist Zscaler.

Pace University to Launch New AI Lab

Pace University will launch an artificial intelligence (AI) lab at its new Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at its New York City campus, the university said. The lab will offer training for students, faculty, and staff, as well extending training to the larger business and resident community.

Getting Comfortable with "I Don't Know": Educause's 2024 AI Landscape Study

Recently Educause released its inaugural AI Landscape Study, which polled the higher education community about AI strategic planning and readiness, policies and procedures, impact on the workforce, and the future of AI in higher education. We spoke with researcher Jenay Robert about the survey results and how "I don't know" might be the theme of the day when it comes to AI.

Digital Science Releases AI-Driven Summarizations of Millions of Research Data Documents

Technology company Digital Science has announced a new AI-powered summarization feature, available on all its Dimensions versions, including its free online web app. The platform supplies summaries across 350 million interlinked publications, grants, clinical trials, and patents.

Purdue Adds Two Online Master of Science Degrees in Artificial Intelligence

Purdue University has introduced two fully online interdisciplinary Master of Science degrees in artificial intelligence: AI and Machine Learning, for "AI builders," and AI Management and Policy, for "AI translators," according to the university.

Cisco Acquires Splunk, Promotes AI Focus

Cisco has acquired data analytics firm Splunk for an estimated $28 billion. In their respective announcements, the two companies described the deal as a vehicle to "power and protect the AI revolution."

New Microsoft Education Updates Focus on AI and Security

At its annual "Reimagine Education" 2024 digital conference, Microsoft Education announced several new features of its artificial intelligence and security tools aimed to assist educators and help prepare students for future careers in which AI will play a prominent part.

EU Parliament Passes Major AI Regulation Law

The European Union (EU) Parliament has formally passed the Artificial Intelligence Act, a regulation tackling comprehensive rules for trustworthy AI systems.

Exploring the Nexus of Educational Technologies: A Futuristic Perspective

New attitudes toward the metaverse and artificial intelligence are changing how we conceptualize and engage with learning spaces.