Refugee Program Partnership Announcement

In support of the XPRIZE competition, Choositoʼs Virtual Librarian will reach hundreds of refugee children with limited or no access to formal education settings this summer through formal research pilot programs with the following organizations: o HIAS | Based in Pennsylvania, HIAS provides legal and supportive services to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. o Athens […]

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Capital One to Sponsor Choosito’s IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

  We are proud to announce that today, Capital One has become a sponsor of Choosito’s IBM Watson AI XPRIZE team, aimed at addressing the problem of illiteracy among the 100 million underserved children in the world with the support of innovative artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) technology. By sponsoring this groundbreaking work, Capital […]

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2018 in review

In 2018, Choosito made strong progress in bringing our technology to learners.   We completed a year-long efficacy study at Rocky Hill School. We signed a major publishing integration license with Carnegie Learning and Lesson Planet.  We submitted an STTR grant which would bring our AI technology to adult learners through workforce development.  We proceeded with 2 patent […]

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Choosito wins the highly competitive IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Runner-Up Milestone Award.  

Choosito Wins the highly competitive IBM Watson AI XPRISE Runner-Up Milestone Award Fighting Illiteracy One Search At A Time. Choosito’s innovative AI search-engine technology gives 100m underserved children, including the 3.8m children who are currently in refugee camps, functional access to the almost limitless amount of useful and free resources available via the web.  Choosito […]

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Salvadore Dalí

In 1969 something magical happened in the world. Random House published a new edition of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Salvatore Dalí. Yes, the Dalí you know. 12 unique illustrations, one for each chapter. Insanely intense, in bright colors, the illustrations were, well,  surreal. I loved them at first sight, even […]

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A scavenger hunt like no other

I just came back from FETC 2015. That’s the Florida Educational Technology conference with almost 10,000 attendees. It’s hard to pick what to write about first. Three days full of exciting technology, schools IT guys and gals looking for the next best thing in educational technology,  and most of all very inspiring teachers that are […]

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