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AI is coming: use it or lose to it

To ensure their place in the schools of the future, educators need to move on from a knowledge-based curriculum that could soon become automatable through artificial intelligence and focus, instead, on the things machines can’t teach, says Rose Luckin

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Did you fall for it? Were you one of the millions of people who took a personality test via their friendly Facebook news feed?

If not, then there are countless other ways – on countless other platforms – that you could have innocently handed over copious amounts of information about yourself to third parties via technology. The Facebook and now-closed Cambridge Analytica example above was just one very public illustration of a much broader trend of data harvesting by technology companies.

Clearly, we don’t understand enough about emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), ...

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