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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Rewriting Wikipedia Articles with AI

Just mentioned the Wikipedia on another piece,  here is another kind of bot that could be useful for internal articles and reports as well, depending on how well it worked.

AI can automatically rewrite outdated text in Wikipedia articles
You wouldn't have to wait for a human editor to handle a trivial task.

Jon Fingas, @jonfingas

It's good to be skeptical of Wikipedia articles for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the possibility of outdated info -- human editors can only do so much. And while there are bots that can edit Wikipedia, they're usually limited to updated canned templates or fighting vandalism. MIT might have a more useful (not to mention more elegant) solution. Its researchers have developed an AI system that automatically rewrites outdated sentences in Wikipedia articles while maintaining a human tone. .... '

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