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Learn to Build Your Own Conversational Bot using ChatScript

Science fiction (i.e. Star Trek and Star Wars) paint a vision of the future where people can simply use conversational language to interact with their robots and computers.   In the future, conversation will become a first class user interface like the keyboard, the mouse, and touch screens.    Bruce Wilcox has made a powerful contribution to

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Funny Message for Graduates from Jon Acuff

Published on April 28, 2013 by in Uncategorized

This is a great talk to share with your graduating seniors. Love Jon Acuff’s humor!! On August 29, 2011 at Convocation, North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students, Jon Acuff entertained students with witty jokes about current trends on college campuses. Jon Acuff is a Christian blogger and author of the book ‘Stuff Christians

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Using an online dropbox to make grading manageable

Published on April 24, 2013 by in Uncategorized

I am sitting in my office near the end of the Spring semester and I am surrounded by piles of paper (see the above picture- yes that is from my office). For the most part, these piles consist of assignments, lab reports, quizzes, exams, etc, that I have long since graded, but students have failed

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Can ChatBots Increase Student Engagement And Learning? [Case Study]

 Our ability to speak and have conversations to pass on knowledge is one of our most cherished human qualities.   As a young father, I have enjoyed seeing my little ones learn new words and learn how to communicate their needs.  Learning language is one of our first big lessons of life. For me, it has

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HistoChat: How To Enable Our Students To Chat with History

What happens when you put the following ingredients together? 1 bright college student who has a passion for entertainment technology, drama, and computer science. 1 artful user experience designer who loves researching human computer interaction. 1 software engineer who likes to push the limits of machine learning and artificial intelligence. 1 mission: to invent something cool

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How to Fund Your Cause or Idea with Crowd Funding?

Are you looking for a way to fund your dream project or support your cause?  The act of making a new product, an innovation program or creating a new service can be very exciting.    When planning any venture, leadership has to answer the question:  How do we fund this idea? It breaks my heart to

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14 Top Posts From InspiredToEducate.NET

5 ways to get more results in your teaching environment. Want to build team collaboration, communication, and productivity? Make work visible! Reduce your stress level with keeping a plan 7 ideas for creating a student centered learning environment by Paul Andersen 5 reasons to love Khan academy for computer science How to use Minecraft in

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12 Steps To 3D Print Your Minecraft Creations

Chris Anderson, author of the book “Makers”, argues that the world becomes a more interesting place when the world of bits can be converted to the world of atoms.     With the rise of “3D printers,” teachers, students, hackers, and makers can design 3d models and “print” them.   The act of “printing” a “3d” model converts

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How to Avoid The Technology Trap

Technology is supposed to make out lives easier right? In many ways it has, but we must remember that technology is only a tool and it can be used for good or for bad. You can probably think of several ways, right off the top of your head, that technology has improved your life. Smart

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7 Lessons from Teaching a Kickstarter Class

Kickstarter.com helps creative people and makers bring their projects to market.   If you are going to create something new like a music album, a new video game, or a movie, you need funds to pay for labor and resources.   Kickstarter.com provides a platform to enable creative individuals to share the story about their project and

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