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  • Kids will shape the direction of where technology goes next
  • Kids will shape the direction of where technology goes next
    Tanaphong Toochinda (2018) ©
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How is AI upgrading playtime?

While parents worry about the disadvantages of their kids getting too much screen time, researchers believe they should be taught what lies behind the black box of AI. Canvas8 spoke to expert Stefania Druga about her work, which involves demystifying machine learning for the next generation.

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The relationship between technology and children has been debated for decades. In 1950, the renowned British mathematician and cryptanalyst Alan Turing imagined using children as inspiration for machine learning, asking: “Instead of trying to produce a programme to simulate the adult mind, why not rather try to produce one which simulates the child’s?” [1] And while experts continue to explore the possibilities of teaching machines as we teach children, the modern debate largely centers around how and what we should teach children about AI, what their daily exposure to technology does to their development, and what ...

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