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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Why AI Can't Write this Article

We jousted with Roger Schank at the time of the first AI eruption, very well known at that time, and I continue to track his work.  Recognizing and understanding stories are a key part of our intelligence. See the tag below.     In the HBR on the state of AI today.  Thoughtful piece.

Why AI Can't Write this Article (Yet),  by Walter Frick

Roger Schank, a reearcher and former professor, once proposed a novel goal for artificial intelligence: A computer should be able to watch West Side Story and recognize the plot of Romeo and Juliet. Schank and his students believed that stories are central to intelligence, reasoning, and meaning. By Schank’s measure, today’s AI isn’t intelligent at all. ... "

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