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CTO84020
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CTO84020,
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12/6/2016 | 7:32:13 AM
Re: Facebook relies too heavily on humans
I wonder if the ad revenue lost by quashing fake news is affecting FB's resolve to get this done. This is a problem that could and should have already been solved.  Be it AI, algorithms or brute force human intervention, this is not a complicated problem, but a voluminous one.
Joe Stanganelli
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11/29/2016 | 7:23:18 PM
Re: Bridge
@Michelle: I have supposedly one of the best bridge computer games, and I find it woefully inadequate, inflexible, and substandard.

BBO (BridgeBase Online)'s robots aren't bad, but the problems aren't with play so much as they are with bidding -- which requires MUCH more "intelligence" than the basic logic of simple card play involves.
Michelle
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Michelle,
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11/28/2016 | 10:59:54 PM
Re: Bridge
Really!? I thought more progress had been made by now. What game will AI tackle next?
Joe Stanganelli
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11/28/2016 | 8:14:51 PM
Re: Facebook relies too heavily on humans
@James: And then there's the whole subjectivity/poltiically motivated problems of defining what "fake news" actually is.
Joe Stanganelli
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11/28/2016 | 8:12:40 PM
Re: What AI?
@t.b: Indeed, logic is logic -- and computers are made for logic.

I'll be more impressed if a bridge-playing computer can solve the ACBL's monthly bridge-bidding problems.
Joe Stanganelli
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11/28/2016 | 8:10:44 PM
Bridge
For what it's worth, programmers have yet to invent a similarly strong bridge-playing computer; they all have their problems and are far from perfect.
t.bogataj
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11/28/2016 | 3:25:18 AM
What AI?
Let's name things properly. This is not AI, just as chess-playing programs are not. They're algorithms, not intelligence.

And please, do not use the word "creativity" in the context of algorithms.

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Michelle
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Michelle,
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11/26/2016 | 8:34:48 PM
AI for the win
This is a really interesting test of AI. I too hoped the human would beat the machine. 

*Who wrote this article title? Clearly, LR editors have a lot of fun behind the scenes :)
James_B_Crawshaw
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11/24/2016 | 12:34:36 PM
Facebook relies too heavily on humans
Facebook's recent problems with fake news demonstrate the problem the company has with anything complex that is not carried out by humans.

Facebook's remedies to address fake news include:
1) Use third party organisations [STAFFED BY HUMANS] as fact checkers
2) Verifying information with journalists [HUMANS].
3) Relying on the community [MOSTLY HUMANS] to report fake news.

Hat tip www.radiofreemobile.com


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