Exploring the Role of AI in Education: Balancing Benefits and Caution

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TLDR While generative artificial intelligence in education has its benefits, there is a need for a balanced perspective and caution regarding potential biases, incorrect information, and over-reliance on technology.

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  • The course will cover various topics, including the main generation tools and techniques of content, working with texts and tables, image generation, working with audio tools, optimizing teachers' time, and considering the ethical issues surrounding artificial intelligence in education.
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    The use of prompts in AI systems allows for the generation of text in different tones and formats, such as poetry, showcasing the versatility of AI technology in creative expression.
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    The generation of poetry by AI raises questions about the concept of intelligence and how it works.
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    The use of AI in education raises questions about how we define and understand intelligence.
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    Algorithms used in social networks have a significant impact on our online experiences, highlighting the need to consider their influence and potential consequences.
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    The potential controversy arises from concerns about privacy and the extent to which AI algorithms track and influence user behavior on social media platforms.
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    The development of AI has evolved from its origins in general tasks to more specific contexts, indicating its potential for diverse applications.
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    AI algorithms can now create new data, such as text, images, and music, instead of just performing specific tasks, by learning and repeating patterns from large datasets.
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    GPT-4's greater response capability is due to its paid service and the measure of tokens used, along with the 175 billion parameters it utilizes.

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    Students are excited about generative artificial intelligence in education, but teachers are concerned about authenticity and grading, highlighting the need for a balanced perspective; throughout history, new technologies have been feared but eventually accepted and adapted to, and there is a dangerous trend of people being more interested in using AI tools than understanding what artificial intelligence is.
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    The GPT chat by OpenAI is an AI system that can generate new information based on patterns, but its limitations in education include potential bias and incorrect information.
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    The speaker explores the power of AI in generating poetry and educational materials, raising questions about intelligence, while also highlighting the importance of writing skills despite the availability of tools like GPT chat.
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    GPT chat can generate unique texts, making it difficult to distinguish between human and AI, and many students are using it for homework despite professors being unaware; intelligence in education involves learning, reasoning, and understanding, and generative AI aims to perform tasks requiring human intelligence.
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    Speech and image recognition are used in entry systems and voice assistants, while AI is utilized in autonomous cars, planes, and social networks; Instagram's algorithm analyzes user behavior to recommend relevant content, but it's important to be aware of companies' interests in promoting their products, as seen in a teenager's pregnancy being discovered through targeted advertisements.
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    The history of artificial intelligence dates back to the 1940s, with researchers exploring its use in various contexts, such as video games, and algorithms being used to create new data by learning patterns from large data sets.
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    The GPT4 AI model with trillions of parameters can generate words and organize information quickly, but it's important to consider the risks and not become overly dependent on technology in education.
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    Enter the code to access a survey about feelings towards Iara's development; the lecture covers tools and techniques for creating educational content, emphasizing the importance of accessing suggested materials.
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