1. The Great A.I. Awakening

    The Great A.I. Awakening

    Credit Illustration by Pablo Delcan The Great A.I. Awakening How Google used artificial intelligence to transform Google Translate, one of its more popular services — and how machine learning is poised to reinvent computing itself. By GIDEON LEWIS-KRAUS Continue reading the main story Prologue: You Are What You Have Read Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google Translate, the company’s popular machine-translation service, had suddenly ...

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      Discourse, Entailment, Machine Translation, NER, Parsing, Segmentation, Semantic, Sentiment, Summarization, WSD
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    1. The portion of evolution in which animals developed eyes was a big development.
    2. I didn't have a good answer back then.
    3. Just kidding! Now recreate the initial image you were shown based only on the information you retained.
    4. This story is a lot about uncertainty — uncertainty throughout the whole process.
    5. The neural-translation system is learning everything it can. It's like a toddler.
    6. If you put in more than two characters at once, it times out!
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