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Are we ready for metaverse schools to be the new norm?

Are we ready for metaverse schools to be the new norm?

Global school group, Inspired, is the first of its kind to be launching a school in the metaverse, but what does that mean for education and how do students and teachers feel about it? ‘We are becoming better at realising that, as educators, we aren’t just “exam conveyor belts”. Students entering the job market in 2022 require an entirely different skill set to be able to thrive and succeed,’ says...

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Can Artificial Intelligence ever be free of bias?

Can Artificial Intelligence ever be free of bias?

One of the primary concerns when it comes to AI is the fact that bias is unintendedly programmed in. Is it possible to design algorithms that are free of this issue? As individuals and businesses begin utilising the benefits of artificial intelligence more frequently in everyday life, one major concern continues to pop up regarding the way it operates. Like all other technology, artificial intelligence requires human-input machine learning algorithms which...

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Ukraine moves to digitally preserve its national landmarks

Ukraine moves to digitally preserve its national landmarks

Amid the continued conflict with Russia, Ukraine is moving to digitally preserve its national landmarks in case of potential damage or destruction. Crowdsourced Polycam scans are helping to build detailed renderings for future restorations. Crowdsourced material is becoming increasingly important for Ukrainians amid Russia’s invasion. Some of those who’ve remained within conflict areas, whether by choice or force, have been documenting events on a daily basis in the hope that the...

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Urbanears unveils new earbuds made from 97% recycled plastic

Urbanears unveils new earbuds made from 97% recycled plastic

These new earbuds are made almost entirely from recycled plastic, making them a more eco-conscious option compared to traditional AirPods or Bluetooth headsets. Want to listen to your favourite songs on the go but don’t want to invest in Apple’s extensive ecosystem? Music goers looking for a more environmentally friendly option may want to check out Urbanears’ new recycled plastic earbuds. Called the ‘Boo’ and ‘Boo Tips’, these aesthetically low-key...

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