Knowing Technology IV: AI in Your Smart Home

Course Outline:

The course is designed to provide students with an overview of the history and science of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Students will learn the history of artificial intelligence and how machine learning is currently being used to implement AI technologies. Students will also learn about the current state of technologies used in AI like Voice Recognition, Remote Sensing, Computer Vision and Hearing, and more. The course is designed to provide students with an overview of SmartHome technologies power by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Students will learn how artificial intelligence is changing banking, shopping, entertainment, medical assistance, home security, energy conservation, and even the appliances in your home. The course is the seventh course in the Knowing Technology series. Highly recommended prerequisites: Knowing Technology I, II, III.


Computer Basics, File Management Skills, or equivalent experience.

Required Textbook & Materials

  • None


Please bring a Flash Drive/Memory Stick 512MB or larger to class which will enable you to save your class work.

Meeting Information:

  • Days:   Friday
  • Dates:   02/26/21 & 3/5/2021
  • Number of Sessions:   2
  • Time:   01:00 - 03:00 PM
  • Location:   Online
  • Days:   Tuesday
  • Dates:   04/20/21 & 4/27/2021
  • Number of Sessions:   2
  • Time:   06:30 - 08:30 PM
  • Location:   Online

Lesson Plan:

  • Course Introduction
  • What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Use in Your Home

In-Class Material:

Class Exercises

Please list the three most pressing questions you have concerning AI technology



AI Explained in 101 Seconds

Artificial Intelligence Explained
Unleashing the Next Wave

What is Artificial Intelligence?
(or Machine Learning)

Teach AI - Prepare Our Students for the Future

AI and IoT Endless Possibilities

Home Automation Turns Any Home into a
Smart Home

How AI Will Change World in Next 10 Years

YouTube Channel - The Age of AI

The Dark Side of AI

Support Links:

Technical Terms, Jargon, Acronyms, and Abbreviations

Smart Home Technologies Links

Smart Home Appliances

Smart Home Lighting

Smart Home Entertainment

Smart Streaming Devices

Smart Voice Assistants

Voice Assistants


Smart Home Monitoring

Smart Home Security

Smart Home Information Systems

Smart Home Management Companies

C|net Guide to Smart Technology

Colleges and Universities