IAE Blog

Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

Computers that Learn: Machine Learning

Last week I attended a lecture on Computational Behavioral Sciences. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but the word Computational caught my attention. I know a little about Computational Thinking, especially as it has been applied in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines. I looked forward to learning about related ideas in the humanities.

The talk was held in the building at the University of Oregon that houses the Computer and Information Science Department. I got there a few minutes early and struck up a conversation with a person seated next to me. He indicated he was a faculty member in the CIS Department specializing in machine learning.

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Using Artificial Intelligence to Create a “Fast” Autism Screening Test

Note to readers: This blog entry about autism is the most frequently accessed of the IAE Blog entries.   You may be interested in learning more about Brain Science  or Artificial Intelligence.

Click here to see a complete list by title and link of all IAE Blog entries. Click here to accesss all of the free educational materials available from Information Age Education.

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How Technology May Lower the Cost of Mental Health Treatment

This is a guest post by Ryan Rivera. He has long believed in technological innovation when it comes to health care–particularly mental health.

How Technology May Lower the Cost of Mental Health Treatment

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Dyscalculia and Learning Math

Dyscalculia is a specific math earning disability involving innate difficulty in learning or comprehending arithmetic. It includes difficulty in understanding numbers, learning how to manipulate numbers, learning math facts, and a number of other related symptoms.

A number of interesting facts about dyscalculia are summarized in a newspaper article by Sharon Noguchi.

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A Miracle of Modern Medical Technology

We have all read about the “double helix” and “sequencing” the human genome. The following short article gave me much deeper insight into the power of such research.

Luiggi, C. (01/1/2011). Double blind. The Scientist Magazine of the Life Sciences. Retrieved 11/11/2011 from http://the-scientist.com/2011/10/01/double-blind/.

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