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Engineering Education Now: AI Education Efforts

Organizations both large and small are making concerted AI education efforts, a crucial goal considering how the reach of AI has recently expanded.

Engineering Education Now: AI and Ethics Coursework

We explored the reasons why some universities have recently created courses that combine AI and computer science with ethics in our last post. More than ever, ensuring that artificial intelligence (AI) is fair, accountable, and transparent is critical. AI and Ethics Coursework: Analyzing the Algorithm It’s important to think out the design of an AI …

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Engineering Education Now: Combining Ethics and AI

Complex algorithms can create inadvertent bias. Universities like Stanford have created new courses that combine computer science and ethics, in an effort to prevent bias from occurring.

Engineering Education’s Weed Out Approach and the STEM Shortfall

Should engineering education change in the context of the STEM shortfall? Specifically, I want to talk about weed-out classes. I remember when I attended the University of Kentucky back in the early 90s. There was a physics 231/232 class that was standard Newtonian physics for mechanical engineers.

Business Takeaways from LiveWorx’s IoT Panel

At PTC’s Liveworx back in June, a group of companies that had deployed IoT initiatives came together for a panel. I was keen to hear their advice on what to do what not to do when pursuing an IoT effort. This post summarizes my biggest takeaways.

Engineering Education Now: AI Algorithms and Their Repercussions

AI has complex repercussions as it weaves itself more and more into our society. Some universities are beginning to address AI education more thoroughly.

Zuken and Vitech: Does the Acquisition Make Sense?

A couple weeks ago, Zuken acquired Vitech. What’s the fit? Does it make sense? We give a little insight in this video.

The Failure Rate of Product Development

Today, there are many stumbling blocks in product development. At times, it can feel like your company is failing. But, based on our research, you’re not alone. In this video, we review a finding that gives insight into the success and failure rates of product development.

The Big Challenge With Simulation Driven Design

A Simulation Driven Design initiative carries a lot of promise. Yet, there are some kinks that companies need to address before they can reasonably realize value. We review some of the biggest ones in this post.