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Germany? “Very good!”

The British Council's latest study, entitled “The Shape of Global Higher Education: International Comparisons with Europe” compared the national regulatory frameworks and higher education internationalisation results of 20 countries. Michael Peak, Head of Higher Education Systems Research at the British Council, explains this conclusion from the German perspective.

Brief Enquiries

How Can You Sensitise Siri, Ms Gasic?

Thanks to modern dialogue systems like Alexa and Siri, computers have become our everyday helpers: on voice command they deliver information, operate stereo equipment, switch the lights on and even tell jokes. But they do it without a trace of emotion – a normal conversation is impossible. Milica Gasic from Serbia wants to change that.

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Artificial Intelligence - the topic of the hour

The topic of artificial intelligence is unavoidable these days – everyone is talking about AI. Already it is part of most software – even if it isn’t immediately recognisable as such. However, we are a long way from thinking computers and completely autonomous robots.

Overview of artificial intelligence (AI) in Germany

“AI Made in Germany”

Germany’s goal is clear: To become an international leader in the field of artificial intelligence and robotics – the ultimate goal would be to be number one worldwide. Germany’s position compared to its competitors like the USA or China is the subject of a somewhat heated debate featuring differing assessments. This article presents the current status of AI in Germany and sheds some light on AI policy, courses of study, research, startups, as well as platforms and projects.