5 April, 2017
Why Artificial Intelligence Still Needs A Human Touch
Google and Facebook are both in the spotlight for disseminating so-called “fake news”, despite the artificial intelligence (AI) systems that these companies developed and deploy on their platforms.
If AI is currently struggling to discern facts from fiction, could it be that human intelligence is still a necessary component for the continued successful integration of AI?
In a much simpler time, Google was a search engine that indexed websites. Today, the search giant is evolving towards giving users summarised answers to their billions of questions. Type in a word and you’ll get the definition. Type in a name and you’ll get a short biography. Type in a question and roughly one in five times, Google will generate a specific answer.