Narrative: Google is Ahead in AI
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Narrative: Google is Ahead in AI (Jan 24, 2017)
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Facebook Opens AI Lab in Montreal (Sep 15, 2017)
Google Upgrades Feed, its Google Now Replacement (Jul 19, 2017)
Just a quick one here: I wrote about Alphabet company Jigsaw’s machine learning-based approach to online content moderation a while back. At the time, I said it was nice to see AI and machine learning being applied to humdrum every problems that actually needed solving, but back then this was merely a concept that Jigsaw was making available. So it’s great validation for the technology that the New York Times is actually adopting it in a modified, customized form it’s developed with Jigsaw. That should both improve comment moderation on the Times website while also giving the underlying technology a boost, presumably making other news organizations more likely to try it.