The World’s First Digital Teacher Just Debuted in New Zealand

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Date: 27 Aug 2018 by Kristin Houser | Story Source: Futurism ~ Go to Original Article

A NEW KIND OF TEACHER. It’s back to school, and you know what that means — time to fire up the computer that teaches you!

That’s what primary school students in New Zealand have to look forward to, anyways. They’ll soon be the first students in the world to learn from an artificially intelligent (AI) digital avatar.

MEET WILL. Auckland energy company Vector teamed up with AI company Soul Machines to create the avatar, which goes by the name Will. The AI is now part of Vector’s Be Sustainable with Energy program, which it offers…