Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

The talk delivered here by George Siemens feels very similar to what I want to say this week in Lleida. It requires truly coming to grips with Artificial Intelligence. "AI presents humanity with a unique challenge that we have not faced before: an agent with intelligence that rivals our own in a growing range of domains," he says. "The accrual of inefficiencies – doing the things afforded by previous philosophies and technologies – is confronting education. How should we teach when AI is better at many cognitive tasks than we are? What should we teach when we can find and access the world's information from our phone?" Ah, but we need answers to these questions.

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