Bias in the machine: How can we address gender bias in AI?

Reading Time: 8 minutes At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we’ve been thinking about questions relating to artificial intelligence (AI) education and data science education for several months now, inviting experts to share their perspectives in a series of very well-attended seminars. At the same time, we’ve been running a programme of research trials to find out what interventions in…… Continue reading Bias in the machine: How can we address gender bias in AI?

Linking AI education to meaningful projects

Reading Time: 6 minutes Our seminars in this series on AI and data science education, co-hosted with The Alan Turing Institute, have been covering a range of different topics and perspectives. This month was no exception. We were delighted to be able to host Tara Chklovski, CEO of Technovation, whose presentation was called ‘Teaching youth to use AI to…… Continue reading Linking AI education to meaningful projects

How can AI-based analysis help educators support students?

Reading Time: 8 minutes We are hosting a series of free research seminars about how to teach artificial intelligence (AI) and data science to young people, in partnership with The Alan Turing Institute. In the fifth seminar of this series, we heard from Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design at the University College London (UCL) Knowledge Lab. Rose…… Continue reading How can AI-based analysis help educators support students?

Snapshots from the history of AI, plus AI education resources

Reading Time: 6 minutes In Hello World issue 12, our free magazine for computing educators, George Boukeas, DevOps Engineer for the Astro Pi Challenge here at the Foundation, introduces big moments in the history of artificial intelligence (AI) to share with your learners: The story of artificial intelligence (AI) is a story about humans trying to understand what makes…… Continue reading Snapshots from the history of AI, plus AI education resources

How do we develop AI education in schools? A panel discussion

Reading Time: 8 minutes AI is a broad and rapidly developing field of technology. Our goal is to make sure all young people have the skills, knowledge, and confidence to use and create AI systems. So what should AI education in schools look like? To hear a range of insights into this, we organised a panel discussion as part…… Continue reading How do we develop AI education in schools? A panel discussion

The machine learning effect: Magic boxes and computational thinking 2.0

Reading Time: 10 minutes How does teaching children and young people about machine learning (ML) differ from teaching them about other aspects of computing? Professor Matti Tedre and Dr Henriikka Vartiainen from the University of Eastern Finland shared some answers at our latest research seminar. Their presentation, titled ‘ML education for K-12: emerging trajectories’, had a profound impact on…… Continue reading The machine learning effect: Magic boxes and computational thinking 2.0

Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Reading Time: 5 minutes Join our free online course Introduction to Machine Learning and AI to discover the fundamentals of machine learning and learn to train your own machine learning models using free online tools. Although artificial intelligence (AI) was once the province of science fiction, these days you’re very likely to hear the term in relation to new…… Continue reading Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Reading Time: 5 minutes Join our free online course Introduction to Machine Learning and AI to discover the fundamentals of machine learning and learn to train your own machine learning models using free online tools. Although artificial intelligence (AI) was once the province of science fiction, these days you’re very likely to hear the term in relation to new…… Continue reading Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Should we teach AI and ML differently to other areas of computer science? A challenge

Reading Time: 6 minutes Between September 2021 and March 2022, we’re partnering with The Alan Turing Institute to host a series of free research seminars about how to teach AI and data science to young people. In the second seminar of the series, we were excited to hear from Professor Carsten Schulte, Yannik Fleischer, and Lukas Höper from the…… Continue reading Should we teach AI and ML differently to other areas of computer science? A challenge

Should we teach AI and ML differently to other areas of computer science? A challenge

Reading Time: 6 minutes Between September 2021 and March 2022, we’re partnering with The Alan Turing Institute to host a series of free research seminars about how to teach AI and data science to young people. In the second seminar of the series, we were excited to hear from Professor Carsten Schulte, Yannik Fleischer, and Lukas Höper from the…… Continue reading Should we teach AI and ML differently to other areas of computer science? A challenge

Educating young people in AI, machine learning, and data science: new seminar series

Reading Time: 6 minutes A recent Forbes article reported that over the last four years, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in many business sectors has grown by 270%. AI has a history dating back to Alan Turing’s work in the 1940s, and we can define AI as the ability of a digital computer or computer-controlled robot to…… Continue reading Educating young people in AI, machine learning, and data science: new seminar series

Machine learning and depth estimation using Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of our engineers, David Plowman, describes machine learning and shares news of a Raspberry Pi depth estimation challenge run by ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). Spoiler alert – it’s all happening virtually, so you can definitely make the trip and attend, or maybe even enter yourself. What is Machine Learning? Machine Learning…… Continue reading Machine learning and depth estimation using Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi LEGO sorter

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi is at the heart of this AI–powered, automated sorting machine that is capable of recognising and sorting any LEGO brick. And its maker Daniel West believes it to be the first of its kind in the world! Best ever This mega-machine was two years in the making and is a LEGO creation itself,…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi LEGO sorter

AI-Man: a handy guide to video game artificial intelligence

Reading Time: 9 minutes Discover how non-player characters make decisions by tinkering with this Unity-based Pac-Man homage. Paul Roberts wrote this for the latest issue of Wireframe magazine. From the first video game to the present, artificial intelligence has been a vital part of the medium. While most early games had enemies that simply walked left and right, like…… Continue reading AI-Man: a handy guide to video game artificial intelligence

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