Box of Amazing: AI Tutors  
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Here in the UK, we are starting to see Covid cases spike again. I think I'm resigned to another lockdown, although I feel we have been in lockdown since March. With healthier and younger people now appearing to be getting symptoms and being infected, my thoughts align with Bill Gates' article. 2021 is going to be a write-off. The question will remain on the vaccine - when it will be ready and how it will be distributed to us all.

AI Tutors is an interesting concept. Can you really get technology to help you learn? All this is possible with machine learning in signposting your next learning goal whether that's formal education or teaching you something to support daily life goals. 

Stay sane, stay safe!

Onward! - Rahim

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My recommendations for this week

1. The covid-19 pandemic will be over by the end of 2021, says Bill Gates Link
2. AI Tutors: Machine Learning to support Learning Link
3. How Netflix Rewrote the Hollywood Script Link
4. How a Massive Bomb Came Together in Beirut’s Port Link
5. Intelligent Minds Like Tim Cook and Jeff Bezos Embrace the Rule of Awkward Silence. You Should Too Link
6. In Rural Fukushima, 'The Border Between Monkeys And Humans Has Blurred' Link
7. How Facebook profits from polarization Link
8. One Sperm Donor. 36 Children. A Mess of Lawsuits. Link
9. What Pizza Is Like Around the World Link
10. I was skeptical about attending Burning Man in VR, but it’s great Link

My Tech Recommendations for this Week

1. It’s Time for a Reckoning About This Foundational Piece of Police Technology Link
2. Facebook's smart glasses could give you hearing superpowers Link
3. Inside TikTok's killer algorithm Link
4. Engineers Have Figured Out How to Make Interactive Paper Link
5. T-Mobile used a 5G-connected robot to give someone a tattoo Link
6. The Creature that eats its own Brain Link
7. What Coronavirus Means For The Future Of Self-Driving Cars Link
8. AI Can 'Bring People Back to Life' and Selfies Will be Used to Make 3D Clones, Expert Claims Link
9. The future of 'brain chip' technology: Balancing whether we can with whether we should Link
10. Self-powered biosensors may open up new paths to medical tracking, treatments Link
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