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Tag: Digital Technology
EmpowerME – a Chula Chatbot Career Coach Preparing You with Future Skill Sets
Developed by lecturers of the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University. EmpowerMe is a Chatbot-based career coach that enables learners to become digital citizens by developing future skill sets and suggests the right jobs needed by the market. The application has received a gold medal award in an innovation contest in South Korea.
Unlimited digital sensing unleashed for imaging, audio, and driverless cars
Have you ever photographed a beautiful sunset or recorded a live gig on your phone, only to yield over-saturated images and fuzzy, stop-start playback?
Jacobs Foundation awards UCI $11 million to improve digital technologies for children
Irvine, Calif., Sept. 7, 2021 – In its latest commitment to advancing learning, the Jacobs Foundation has awarded a five-year, nearly $11 million grant to the University of California, Irvine for the creation of a collaborative network to help tailor digital technologies for children. Connecting the EdTech Research EcoSystem will bring together global leaders in computer science, psychology, neuroscience, education and educational technology in pursuit of this goal.
Little to No Increase in Association Between Adolescents’ Mental Health Problems and Digital Technology Engagement
A new study suggests that over the past 30 years, there has been little to no increase in the association between adolescents’ technology engagement and mental health problems. The study also urges more transparent collaborations between academia and industry.
John Chaput can store the Declaration of Independence in a single molecule
Just how much space would you need to store all of the world’s data? A building? A block? A city? The amount of global data is estimated to be around 44 zettabytes. A 15-million-square-foot warehouse can hold 1 billion gigabytes, or .001 zettabyte. So you would need 44,000 such warehouses – which would cover nearly the entire state of West Virginia.
In linking COVID-19 apps, EU to face adoption, privacy risks
The European Commission has launched a new system designed to link national COVID-19 tracing apps across the European Union — starting with Germany’s Corona-Warn-App, Ireland’s COVID tracker and Italy’s immuni. With the system — known as the interoperability gateway —…
Smartphone data helps predict schizophrenia relapses
Passive data from smartphones – including movement, ambient sound and sleep patterns – can help predict episodes of schizophrenic relapse, according to new Cornell Tech research.
Digital Detectives Vie with Tech-Savvy Criminals in Crime Fiction War of Good vs. Evil
“Whodunnit” may be the big question in crime fiction, but “how they done it” determines whether they will get away with it. These days in detective novels, the war of good and evil increasingly involves technological savvy, says a Baylor University crime fiction researcher.
UCI researchers use campus as test bed for coronavirus contact tracing system
Irvine, Calif., July 8, 2020 – Who among us does not value a good, reliable Wi-Fi signal? For researchers at the University of California, Irvine, that appreciation goes further: They want to use the campus’s connectivity to help combat the spread of COVID-19. A team in UCI’s Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences recently received a rapid funding award from the National Science Foundation to explore the deployment of the university’s wireless network as part of a coronavirus contact tracing application.