Smerity: It’s ML, not magic: simple questions you should ask to help reduce AI hype

It's #MachineLearning not magic: simple questions you should ask to help reduce #AI hype

  • If there’s any promise I can make about the field of AI, it’s that the hype will always overtake the research.
  • The issue was that (a) their product didn’t currently feature any AI and (b) there were no plans for how to implement AI in their product .
  • If the impact of these failure cases are minor or they can be caught later by a human, the AI system may still have a positive impact.
  • The rate of change in the field of AI is such that anyone on the sidelines is at best keeping up.
  • Just as the tests we give students are rarely reflective of the real world, neither are the tests we give these AI systems.

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@MikeTamir: “It’s #MachineLearning not magic: simple questions you should ask to help reduce #AI hype”


AI is a young field full of amazing potential. This mystery and lack of understanding allows for hype to grow unchecked.


Smerity: It’s ML, not magic: simple questions you should ask to help reduce AI hype

Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York

A simple Chatbot

  • An artificial-intelligence lawyer chatbot has successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets across London and New York for free, showing that chatbots can actually be useful.
  • But having started with parking tickets, Browder’s next challenge for the AI lawyer is helping people with flight delay compensation, as well as helping the HIV positive understand their rights and acting as a guide for refugees navigating foreign legal systems.
  • Dubbed as “the world’s first robot lawyer” by its 19-year-old creator, London-born second-year Stanford University student Joshua Browder, DoNotPay helps users contest parking tickets in an easy to use chat-like interface.
  • “I think the people getting parking tickets are the most vulnerable in society.
  • At the very least, Browder’s robot lawyer shows that chatbots can be used for more than just ordering pizza or being spammed by news organisations .

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@erikbryn: “A simple Chatbot “lawyer” helps overturn 160,000 parking tickets
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Free service DoNotPay helps appeal over $4m in parking fines in just 21 months, but is just the tip of the legal AI iceberg for its 19-year-old creator


Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York

Wix’s new ADI tool uses artificial intelligence to build a Website for you

Wix's new ADI tool uses artificial intelligence to build a Website for you

  • From there, ADI takes a look at what other restaurant Websites created with Wix offer, and uses them for inspiration.
  • Wix’s new ADI tool uses artificial intelligence to build a Website for you
  • Once ADI is done, a ready-to-use Website is offered to users.
  • It also crawls the Web for information about your restaurant (like reviews), which it then tells you about in case you want to include it in your Website.
  • Should you want to dig into the design and customize it yourself, that’s also possible; it’s Wix, after all.

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@TheNextWeb: “Wix’s new ADI tool uses artificial intelligence to build a Website for you”


Wix is hoping to make it even easier for anyone to create beautiful, responsive websites with its new Advanced Design Intelligence (ADI) service.


Wix’s new ADI tool uses artificial intelligence to build a Website for you

Will Facebook Messenger Chat Bots Replace Humans?

Will Facebook Messenger Chat Bots Replace Humans?  #AI #socialmedia #tech

  • But even with the team, KLM relies on chat bots to help customers with basic tasks.
  • Covering the world of social media
  • Wim ter Haar does not believe that these chat bots will replace human customer service agents.
  • According to TechCrunch , as many as 10,000 companies are developing chat bots for Facebook Messenger.
  • If social customer care is placing a burden on your business, it is something to consider.

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@zaibatsu: “Will Facebook Messenger Chat Bots Replace Humans? #AI #socialmedia #tech”


As a natural response to Facebook’s push to get more pages to use Messenger as a platform, brands are developing chat bots to handle customer service. How well is this working?


Will Facebook Messenger Chat Bots Replace Humans?