1. Super-Brainy Translation Tools Mean Language Barriers Are Falling Fast | Nbc News

    Innovation Super-Brainy Translation Tools Mean Language Barriers Are Falling Fast Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, the dream of speaking to anyone regardless of language is closer to reality than ever. Jun.06.2017 / 11:05 AM ET AI is connecting people who until recently couldn’t exchange a word. This content is subject to copyright. | This content is subject to copyright. Steven Melendez Twitter AI is connecting people who until recently couldn’t exchange a word.

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      Discourse, Entailment, Machine Translation, NER, Parsing, Segmentation, Semantic, Sentiment, Summarization, WSD
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    1. I think one area this is going to be really transformative in is business.
    2. From a social perspective, there is huge benefit to this technology.
    3. We go and find, let's say, bilingual news articles that are written in one language and have been translated to another language, and are just out there on the web, or bilingual travel reviews — things like that.
    4. For the last two or three years or so, they've just totally overrun everything as far as translation.
    5. For some of those languages, it seriously went from completely unusable to quite usable.
    6. This is not just because people use the phone more.
    7. It's one thing teaching an AI engine to beat humans at Go, or chess, but translation is far more complex than that.
    8. You can have the same sentence that can be translated one way for one context or one customer, and then you can take the same sentence and translate it a different way for a different context or a different customer.
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