Among the greatest revolutions of the modern world is one that most of us take for granted: electrification. When we flip on the light switch, turn on the TV, or plug in our cell phones, power is there, 99.99% of the time. But not long ago, that wasn’t the case.
On Wednesday morning at TED2016, The X Prize Foundation founder Peter Diamandis and IBM Watson general manager David Kenny jointly announced the launch of a new X Prize competition focused on artificial intelligence.
Can children teach themselves to read & write in countries without enough teachers? We're betting $15 million they can! We'll be field testing children's literacy apps in 200 Tanzania villages. Google donates 8,000 tablets, World Food Programme installs solar panels for charging, UNESCO facilitates. Talk about #Teamwork for #GlobalLearning