Sebastian Thrun, a leading figure in artificial intelligence, hopes his startup Udacity will be a digital university for a new kind of economy.
Student performance data can hold valuable insights for educators developing personalized learning programs, but some highly restrictive laws threaten to deprive students of the potential benefits.
Can an algorithm teach us language?
Technologists and venture capitalists are betting that the data online learning generates will reshape education.
Publishers like the New York Times should be having an existential crisis over Facebook’s instant articles. Instead they’re embracing them.
Researchers say Google's ad-targeting system sometimes makes troubling decisions based on data about gender and other personal characteristics.
An emerging additive manufacturing technology could be fast and cheap enough to compete with conventional methods, but it faces materials-related challenges.
My virtual helper can be surprisingly lifelike, but she’s obsessed with meetings.
Backing from disparate investors such as General Motors and a vacuum maker has given the battery startup Sakti3 an unusual amount of momentum.