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How to prepare students for the rise of artificial intelligence in the workforce


The future impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) on society and the labour force have been studied and reported extensively. In a recent book, AI Superpowers, Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China, wrote that 40 to 50 per cent of current jobs will be technically and economically viable with AI and automation over the next 15 years. Artificial intelligence refers to computer systems that collect, interpret and learn from external data to achieve specific goals and tasks. Unlike natural intelligence displayed by humans and animals, it is an artificial form of intelligence demonstrated by machines. This has raised questions about the ethics of AI decision-making and impacts of AI in the workplace.

Man Charged With Killing Wife Faces Competency Evaluation

U.S. News

The arraignment for a Massachusetts man suspected of stalking and killing his wife before evading a police manhunt for nearly a day has been delayed while he undergoes a mental competency evaluation.

New competency hearing for suspect in officer's death

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NEW ORLEANS – A new mental competency hearing has been set for the defendant in a New Orleans police officer's 2015 death after he brought an abrupt end to jury selection by rubbing feces on his face.

Checklist on Competency Replacing Focus on Grades

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"The problem is when you get into the high school, it gets more difficult because parents are very accustomed to seeing grades. And all of our post-secondary institutions still want the grades. So even if we do competency-based education, we are going to have to come up with a way to put it into a 4.0 scale for the colleges," Webb said. "So it's complicated as you move up. But in the early ages, we are finding it is not complicated, and it is probably the most advantageous thing to do."

Teen Charged With Killing Brother to Have Competency Tests

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The Record-Courier reports a judge in northeast Ohio's Portage County said Monday the teen's trial could begin as early as August. He's charged with aggravated murder for killing his brother at their family's Streetsboro home in April using a handgun stolen from their grandfather.