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Sean Robinson, of Pioneer Square Labs, Talks Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI

Dr. Sean Robinson, of Pioneer Square Labs, a Seattle-based, VC-funded start up, funded by Jeff Bezos and Paul Allen, discusses the new world of data science, machine learning, and AI. He discusses how an idea incubates from the impossible to the possible. And, what is the skill set these start-ups are looking for from college graduates.

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Join Cascadia College’s Faculty as a Mobile Application Development Tenure-Track Faculty Member

Here is an exciting faculty opportunity in the mobile application development field at Cascadia College: Full Time Tenure-Track Faculty – Mobile Application Development. Apply now!

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Robotics and AI Bachelors of Applied Science Coming to Bellevue College

After the fall 2018 launch of Bellevue College’s Associates in Robotics and AI (ROBAI) the college is working with the SBCTC to ready the college for the winter 2020 launch of a ROBAI Bachelor of Applied Science. The degree focuses on the software side of robotics/AI, including courses in machine learning, computer vision, neural networks, speech technology, and automated and embedded systems.

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IT Futures Summit 2018: The Highlights, IT Jeopardy Champs, and IT Faculty Professional Development Scholarship Recipients Presentations

This year’s IT Futures Summit took place on May 17th/May 18th featured presentations from the IT Professional Development IT Scholarship Recipients, networking with colleagues, and the 2018 IT Jeopardy champions. All the presentations are available for download.

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Creating IT Futures: 2018 Summit

Washington State IT CTC faculty are invited to the Creating IT Futures 2018 Summit sponsored by the Center of Excellence. It will be taking place Thursday/Friday, May 17/18, 2018 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center. This is free for our faculty. The event’s days will include: IT Panel, IT Jeopardy, and how IT programs can get ready for a very different future… We’ll have an IT panel, marketing updates, IT Faculty Professional Development Scholarship Presentations, and more…

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Updates & News for August 2017

Updates & New for August 2017 from the Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology: 10 IT Professional Development Training Scholarships for CTC IT Faculty across the state, a new robotics & AI program for Bellevue College, IT Futures Summit 2017 Highlights and the IT Jeopardy Champions!

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IT Futures Summit 2017: Highlights & This Year’s IT Jeopardy Champs

IT faculty from across the state attended for a 1.5 day experience that featured another IT industry professional panel discussing and exploring disruptive technology (focusing on robotics/AI). Small group discussions looked at college’s IT programs, challenges, strengths, and new program and degree developments.

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Creating IT Futures: 2017 Summit

Washington State IT CTC faculty are invited to the Creating IT Futures 2017 Summit sponsored by the Center of Excellence. It will be taking place Thursday/Friday, May 18/19, 2017 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center. This is free for our faculty. Topics will include: Robotics & AI Program Development, Disruptive Technologies, IT Jeopardy, and how IT programs can get ready for a very different future… We’ll have an industry panel, marketing updates, a robotic demonstration, and more…

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Where is the Unified Global Approach to Ethics in Robotics and AI: If We Can’t Get Along Globally, How Will Our Artificially Intelligent Off-Springs?

Who determines the ethics and values that will drive functioning robots/AIs as they evolve into future action/decision-takers/makers globally? Ethical robotic organizations today can only address this with a dated one-liner from Asimov, “Do no harm to humans.” Don’t much larger, urgent questions about this loom?

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Robotics and Automation: A Retrospective and the Reality of Bot Nation

This Robotics/AI report has been researched and defined to enable IT program faculty across the state to consider the changes robotics and automation will bring to the workforce, as well as consider what kinds of program or curricular changes they might make to their current IT programs.

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