This article analyses the implications of ChatGPT for academia – how should members of the academic world face this new technology? It explores cases that highlight both sides, examines current educational approaches with AI tools like ChatGPT and considers what may lie ahead for academics seeking to adopt or reject such technology as they continue their studies.
In this age of unprecedented acceleration and technological advancement, artificial intelligence (AI) has profoundly impacted every facet of our lives. Nowhere is this more evident than in content writing, where the AI platform ChatGPT holds tremendous potential to revolutionise academic writing and research. But despite its potential benefits, there are concerns that it could also lead to lower-quality work or even plagiarism.
Like in most countries, robotics in Mauritius is used daily for the most common tasks. The fast-growing influence of AI in every aspect of our lives raises the question of whether our education system caters to understanding these changes and if young Mauritians are adequately equipped to contribute to this field.
To answer these questions, this article provides an overview of robotics at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
From 27 June to 18 September, Mauritian youth have worked together in the FIRST Global Challenge, innovating solutions to strengthen their communities through STEM.
From social projects to miniature satellites to robot design, the non-profit FIRST Global is launching its latest season for teenagers from around the world, this year to develop solutions to problems the COVID-19 pandemic presented. FIRST Global, which ignites a passion for STEM in youth worldwide to inspire the next generation of problem solvers and innovators, announced the start of the 2021 FIRST Global Challenge — the fifth iteration of its global Olympics-style robotics event.
Statement of Sohail Aaryan Jugbandhan, a 14-year old student of Northfields International High School and Programmer in FIRST Global Mauritius!
Whether you turn to news outlets, tech magazines, or academic sources for insight, you are likely to hear that the COVID-19 pandemic is going to drive massive growth in automation, primarily via robots.