08.14.12

"The world's first intelligent textbook" comes with its own artificial teacher.


A new biology textbook called Inquire is being called "the world's first intelligent textbook." We'll take that to mean that all the extra human cognition that goes into reading, interpreting, and teaching—like drawing larger parallels between abstract concepts, reading between the lines—will be spelled out for you in easier-to-answer questions. But Textbook Teacher, what does it mean to be human? Don't worry, it won't be on the test.