Chat bots tap into two very current preoccupations. On one hand, the hope that they can actually work is a reflection of the ongoing explosion of AI, and on the other, they offer a way to reach users without having to get them to install an app. One way to look at any given AI problem, in the crudest terms, is to ask whether solving this needs 'general AI' or whether your domain is narrow enough and your solution broad and flexible enough that you can deal with a wide enough percentage of potential scenarios without having HAL 9000. That is, we're clearly pretty close to making a car that can handle highway driving with no human input, since the range of possible events is pretty small, but is driving in central Rome or Moscow is an entirely different matter that needs an entirely different level of decision-making? What does…
Reader View · 20+ min read · From 2017 · Machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML and AI) have seized Tech mindshare in a way few topics have in recent memory. · Shared by 5642, including Gabriele, Harpreet Singh, Pete Skomoroch, Thomas Power, Brent Summers, Kris Fannin, Chris Messina, Sir Lord Travis Wright, Web3 Speaker, Klaus Eck, Frank, Werner Vogels, Kenneth Kalmer, Lluís Codina, Herbert Bay, Mike Ivars, Fabricio Teixeira, Antonio Vieira Santos - #SPS_Live, DonDahlmann, Howard Getson, Tibor Martini 🇺🇦 @firstname.lastname@example.org
Reader View · 6 min read · From 2017 · I Google search, therefore I bot.
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Reader View · 6 min read · From 2016 · Starting in the 1980s, technology companies like Apple, Microsoft, and many others presented computer users with the graphical user interface as a means to make technology more user-friendly.
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Reader View · 5 min read · From 2020 · Draft of Brown study says findings suggest ‘substantial impact of mechanized bots in amplifying denialist messages’ · Shared by 473, including Bethany Brookshire, Dr. Alec Couros, Prof. Katharine Hayhoe, Carl Robinson 🎙️, Prof Michael E. Mann, Steve Faktor, Bill McKibben, Andres Oppenheimer, Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, Deborah Blum, marco iacoboni, Thomas Power, Mathew Ingram, Matt Navarra, Ray Monk, Claudia Sommer, Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻, W. David Stephenson, Tristan Harris, Evan Kirstel the $B2B Techfluencer
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Reader View · 2 min read · From 2020 · Kathleen M. Carley and her team at Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Informed Democracy & Social Cybersecurity have been tracking bots and influence campaigns for a long time. Across US and… · Shared by 192, including Pixel, Claudia Sommer, Steve Markowitz, Brett King #Technosocialism #OptimalHumanity, Axel Rauschmayer (INACTIVE), Mark Kaigwa, Esther Schindler, Bill Johnston, Joshua Benton, Nicolas Babin #CES2023, William Gibson, Mathew Ingram, David Wallace-Wells, Kara Swisher, George Conway🌻, Dr Melanie Greenberg, Chris Sacca 🇺🇸, Edward Tufte, Larry Ferlazzo, Michael Harriot
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