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Voice and the uncanny valley of AI

The trap that some voice UIs fall into is that you pretend the users are talking to HAL 9000 when actually, you’ve just built a better IVR, and have no idea how to get from the IVR to HAL. How can we find the mental models for this to work – to brin…

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Microsoft: AI Took Data Scientist’s Job

Much of the conversation about machine learning taking jobs focuses on the future, but Microsoft boasted its cloud service has already managed to claim one human’s position. The Custom Decision Service, which the company introduced at its Build conference…

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Watch live UK parliamentary evidence on AI impacts

At 3:30pm UK time today Owen Cotton-Barratt will be giving oral evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee on the possible risks of artificial intelligence in the future. You can watch the committee live below or on Parliament’s …

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