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3/28/2016
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Cartoon: When Good AI Goes Bad

Time to retrain?

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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vnewman2
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4/1/2016 | 4:27:29 PM
Re: NEW PSAs for the Information Age...
@Broadway - I have learned to do so as well.  It's like a "reprogramming" of the computer in my brain :)
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3/31/2016 | 9:19:12 PM
Re: NEW PSAs for the Information Age...
I really have tried to clean up my ways @vnewman, and not all just in big ways like less late nights out at the bar. Little things. It is scary crazy how kids pick up on mannerisms, habits, sayings and tendencies from adults around them. Original deep learning.
vnewman2
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3/31/2016 | 1:53:43 PM
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haha @Broadway!  "Do as I say, not as I do!" lol
Broadway0474
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3/30/2016 | 9:56:58 PM
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@vnewman, as a parent of young children, I have only just recently experienced that comeback, and boy, is it a doosie! My response was honesty. Yes, I do that. But I don't like that I do it, and I try to do it when no one is looking. But in the case of this cartoon, I don't think the man is going to say anything like that in response. Bad AI will only get more screaming.
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3/30/2016 | 12:48:52 PM
Re: NEW PSAs for the Information Age...
LOL. This is so true! And exactly why any analytics or AI program needs good people behind it -- from the vendor side as well as the user side.


--KB

Karen Bannan, commenting for IDG and Informatica
jmyerson
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3/29/2016 | 2:42:40 PM
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It is so funny.  I think your AI needs a plate of good algorithms to digest before you send it to a good re-training class.
Susan Fourtané
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3/29/2016 | 8:00:46 AM
Back to AI school
How funny. :D I would say that your AI needs some NLP and NLG lessons with carefully selected language. 

-Susan 
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vnewman2,
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3/28/2016 | 5:26:46 PM
NEW PSAs for the Information Age...
"From you, dad. I learned it from watching you!"
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