Our connected future: What to expect when elevators and toys start phoning home

Connected products are becoming more and more common. Which means that even after a product goes out the door, companies can still keep an eye on it. That has big repercussions for business and consumers.

from gigaom: http://gigaom.com/2013/05/10/our-connected-future-what-to-expect-when-elevators-and-toys-start-phoning-home/

Will computers grade exams in the future?

The article Essay-Grading Software Offers Professors a Break in the NYT seems to suggest it.

EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that features learning designed specifically for interactive study via the web.

According to the NYT they have developed a software using Artificial Intelligence providing a grade instantly after uploading an exam.