Traditional universities are on the way out: Online is the future for Africa

Education has two faces in today’s world, according to a recent World Bank report. On the one hand there’s the traditional face, where learning takes place in the state-sponsored classroom. On the other are the private initiatives in which other partners take responsibility for education at all levels.

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How I’m fighting bias in algorithms | Joy Buolamwini | TEDxBeaconStreet

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LESSON CREATED BY JOSE G. LEPERVANCHE USING VIDEO FROM TED for non-native English speakersYOUTUBE CHANNEL

MIT Media Lab grad student Joy Buolamwini was working with facial recognition software when she noticed a problem: the software didn’t recognize her face — because the people who coded the algorithm hadn’t taught it to identify a broad range of skin tones and facial structures. Now she’s on a mission to fight bias in machine learning. She spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet in Boston. Join #codedgaze. (Ref: TED.com)

TED Video Link:  http://www.ted.com/talks/joy_buolamwini_how_i_m_fighting_bias_in_algorithms

What is the social impact of facial recognition? How developers can use full spectrum inclusion coding to improve our lives?

Topic includes logic programming, coding, facial recognition software, and related uses of technologies to solve social issues.

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What is a WebQuest? WebQuest.Org: Home

What is a WebQuest?

A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. The model was developed by Bernie Dodge at San Diego State University in February, 1995 with early input from SDSU/Pacific Bell Fellow Tom March, the Educational Technology staff at San Diego Unified School District, and waves of participants each summer at the Teach the Teachers Consortium at The Thacher School in Ojai, California.

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