Daniel Kent is the founder and CEO of Net Literacy, an all-volunteer, student-run nonprofit that bridges the digital divide through its digital literacy and digital inclusion programs. Net Literacy has increased computer access to over 250,000 individuals, was highlighted in the National Broadband Plan presented to Congress and has been honored by two American Presidents. Kent has authored whitepapers on Digital Inclusion, Digital Literacy, Broadband Adoption, and works in Silicon Valley building products that use machine learning and artificial intelligence. His MBA is from the Yale School of Management and his Masters in Information and Data Science is from UC Berkeley.
Children increasingly live in a world transformed by artificial intelligence, or AI, and those who understand it will live richer and more fulfilling lives. This article begins by defining AI, discusses AI myths, has three hands-on AI activities, describes how AI is being used today, and concludes with additional resources for parents.
A deepfake is a type of artificial intelligence technology that uses deep learning to alter images or videos by putting someone else’s face onto the face in the original content.