Humans and AI team up to improve clickbait detection

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Humans and machines worked together to help train an artificial intelligence—AI—model that outperformed other clickbait detectors, according to researchers at Penn State and Arizona State University. In addition, the new AI-based solution was also able to tell the difference between clickbait headlines that were generated by machines—or bots—and ones written […]

Apple apologizes, changes how humans review Siri audio

[ad_1] In this June 4, 2018, file photo Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about Siri during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple is apologizing and changing the way humans review audio recordings made through the company’s Siri digital assistant. The […]

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows

[ad_1] A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by a sharp rise in the use of certain antibiotics in cows a year earlier, infectious disease investigators reported this week. From June 2018 to March of 2019, officials at the Centers for […]

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows

[ad_1] A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by a sharp rise in the use of certain antibiotics in cows a year earlier, infectious disease investigators reported this week. From June 2018 to March of 2019, officials at the Centers for […]

Privacy questions as humans reviewed user audio at Facebook

[ad_1] In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo an iPhone displays the apps for Facebook and Messenger in New Orleans. Facebook says it paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane) Facebook has paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, raising privacy concerns […]

Seeing how computers 'think' helps humans stump machines and reveals AI weaknesses

[ad_1] Credit: University of Maryland The holy grail of artificial intelligence is a machine that truly understands human language and interprets meaning from complex, nuanced passages. When IBM’s Watson computer beat famed “Jeopardy!”  champion Ken Jennings in 2011, it seemed as if that milestone had been met. However, anyone who has tried to have a […]

'Crowdworking' provides the humans who train artificial intelligence

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Eager to make extra money on the side, Washington, D.C., resident Paula Alves Silva turned to a gig emblematic of the digital age: She recorded sentences read aloud in the comfort of her home to help train artificial intelligence (AI) software. Silva completed the tasks in her native Portuguese tongue […]

JPMorgan picks AI over humans to write ads

[ad_1] by Joseph N. Distefano Credit: CC0 Public Domain JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank, says New York-based Persado’s “artificial intelligence message machine” wrote ads that generated two to five times the response it got from traditional human copywriters. So, it has rewarded Persado with a five-year deal “to generate the highest-performing marketing creative” content […]