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Upright Education Partners with Northeastern State University to Train Tech Talent

Tech skilling provider Upright Education (UE) has announced a partnership with Oklahoma's Northeastern State University to provide training online and in-person to answer the growing demand for technologically skilled employees in Oklahoma.

Data Literacy, AI Democratization Top Trends in Data & AI/Analytics for 2024

Democratization of AI, the need for data literacy, and more are key themes in two new survey-based reports from a cloud giant and a research firm.

EAB to Acquire Job Simulation Company Forage

Education solutions company EAB, through its Seramount division, has announced the acquisition of virtual job simulation provider Forage. The addition of Forage's virtual job simulation capabilities will add to EAB's suite of solutions helping students prepare for careers and colleges and businesses hire talent, the company said.

Linux Foundation Launches New Open Source AI & Data Platform to Democratize Gen AI Tech

In an effort to "democratize" AI tech, the Linux Foundation has launched a new open source AI/data platform in partnership with Intel, Anyscale, Cloudera, Datastax, Domino Data Lab, Hugging Face and other industry players.

CompTIA Announces New AI Essentials and Expansion Series

Information technology training organization CompTIA has unveiled details about its new learning and certification programs, the Essentials and Expansion series to develop and maintain AI skills.

Industry Leading Academia in AI Research

Skyrocketing costs of training AI foundation models have made it difficult for academia and government to keep up with industry in AI research and development, according to the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI).

Udacity Unveils 'Discovering Ethical AI' Course

Online education company Udacity has announced a new course, "Discovering Ethical AI" in response to recent federal guidelines for guardrails for the safe and ethical use of artificial intelligence, according to a company blog post.

Coursera Co-founder Andrew Ng Joins Amazon Board of Directors

Amazon has recruited Coursera co-founder and renowned AI researcher Andrew Ng to its executive board.

Global Digital Education Council Established

Ed tech accelerator SuperCharger Ventures and over a dozen global universities have established the Digital Education Council (DEC) to address ed tech issues worldwide, including the impact of AI on education and work.

Kogod Business School Infuses Curriculum and Operations with AI Instruction

The Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, DC, has announced its curriculum and day-to-day operations will feature artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to ensure that existing and new students and staff will have the training they need to remain current in job skills required for this rapidly advancing technology.