1. Machines Will Be More Literate Than Many Humans in 10 Years

    Machines Will Be More Literate Than Many Humans in 10 Years

    Home Machines Will Be More Literate Than Many Humans in 10 Years A global campaign has dedicated itself to bringing awareness that machines are getting more literate, while human literacy rates remain stagnant. By: March 20, 2017 Are Siri, Cortana, and Alexa going to be more literate than humans? Anyone excited about the recent advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning should also be concerned about human literacy as well.

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      Discourse, Entailment, Machine Translation, NER, Parsing, Segmentation, Semantic, Sentiment, Summarization, WSD
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    1. We are focusing so much on teaching algorithms and AI to be better at language that we are forgetting that 50% of adults cannot read a book written at an eighth grade level.
    2. Human literacy levels have stalled since 2000. At any time, this would be a cause for concern, when one in ten people worldwide...still cannot read a road sign, a voting form, or a medicine label.
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