Book Review: The Alignment Problem

Through an impressive mastery of cutting-edge papers in AI, a deep understanding of the history of cognitive science, and four hundred interviews with leading scientists, Brian Christian presents an in-depth account of AI and how we can engineer it to align with human values.

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Using data to help teachers find resources

Can you contribute to developing better tools to help teachers find educational resources online?

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Making a Splash with Data

Our Making a Splash with Data Webinar introduces data literacy skills through two Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);

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Data selfie – a snapshot of our live lesson

Selfie ‘a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.’

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Support for Industry volunteers

Craig, Judy and Kate from the Data Education in Schools team have produced videos to support industry volunteers or STEM Ambassadors working with school learners.

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Data Skills Live: where computer science meets theatre

On 4th Nov we ran our first Data Skills Live Lesson where 350 learners came together from 15 Scottish local authorities to defend the rhino and learn some new data skills in the process.

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Book Review: The Ethical Algorithm

Book Review of 'The Ethical Algorithm: the Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design' by Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth I am reading 'The Ethical Algorithm: the Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design' by Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth, and it has reminded me why I like computer science.

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Badgers: Evidence of absence or absence of evidence?

Absence of evidence or evidence of absence is a common scientific discussion point. How can badgers help us understand it more clearly.

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Computing Education with Industry support

Computing education with industry support Helping young people develop digital skills is important part of their educational experience. It can be challenging to keep up to date with the ever increasing number programs and tools that we are using in the classroom. One way of gaining some support is to engage with people working in industry.

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