1. A 'Babelfish' could be the web's next big thing, says AI expert

    A 'Babelfish' could be the web's next big thing, says AI expert

    Prof Nigel Shadbolt predicts next 25 years will bring instant language translation - and a rise in lifelogging and cyberwar too Though the idea of the Babelfish - a thing able to translate between any two languages on the fly - was created by the author Douglas Adams as a handy solution to the question of how intergalactic travellers could understand each other, it could be reality within 25 ...

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    1. But it gets problematic if people or machines make links that just don't make sense in the normal way.
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