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This company is turning FAQs into Amazon Echo skills


People looking for an easier path to integrating with Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant have good news on the horizon. NoHold, a company that builds services for making bots, unveiled a project that seeks to turn a document into an Alexa skill.

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Machines Who Think

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Machines Who Think was conceived as a history of artificial intelligence, beginning with the first dreams of the classical Greek poets (and the nightmares of the Hebrew prophets), up through its realization as twentieth-century science. The interviews with AI's pioneer scientists took place when the field was young and generally unknown. From the 30,000-word afterword, that summarizes the field since the original was published: "In the late 1970s and early 1980s, artificial intelligence moved from the fringes to become a celebrity science. The new edition also has two separate time-lines, one tracing the evolution of AI in its narrowest sense, and a second one taking a much broader view of intellectual history, and placing AI in the context of all human information gathering, organizing, propagation, and discovery, a central place for AI that has only become apparent with the development of the second generation World Wide Web, which will depend deeply on AI techniques for finding, shaping and inventing knowledge.

Microsoft's new service turns FAQs into bots


Finding customer service help online can be a pain. Filtering through a knowledge base to find the right answer to your question can be an exercise in fighting with nested frequently asked questions documents.

FAQ: Analyzing Social Data to Understand the US Electorate


Our analytics engine Kairos processes unstructured data from millions of sites, blogs, and social platforms like Twitter and Tumblr. Billions of public posts are then analyzed and classified across 25,000 topics, emotions, and demographics--turning noisy social data into insights.

FAQ: Training Data as a Service (TDaaS)


When you create a new solution, in a new space, people naturally have questions. They want you to define the terms you're using, explain how you compare to solutions they're more familiar with, give examples of how the solution works, and so on.

FAQ: All about the Google RankBrain algorithm


Google uses a machine-learning artificial intelligence system called "RankBrain" to help sort through its search results. Wondering how that works and fits in with Google's overall ranking system? Here's what we know about RankBrain.

FAQ: All about the new Google RankBrain algorithm


NOTE: This story has been revised from when it was originally published in October 2015 to reflect the latest information.