[FoRK] The AI breakthrough

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Mon May 8 10:16:45 PDT 2017

'AI Coach' (and data wrangler).


On 5/8/17 9:55 AM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> How will we know the unsupervised learning worked? Turtles.
> Anyway, I had an interesting time arriving at this product strategy. As AI
> destroys jobs for expert authors, new jobs are created for expert data
> curators. These data curation tasks will never go away. They're about
> managing the boundary between humans and AIs. This boundary will move back
> and forth but never be destroyed.
> On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 9:15 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org> wrote:
>> Oh Lucas! You are part of the problem then.  Don't you know deep learning
>> eliminates all that human cruft from the unsupervised learning?
>> Greg
>> No, I'm not being serious.
>> On 5/8/2017 9:12 AM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
>>> Exactly for these reasons, part of my work these days is injecting human
>>> intelligence into these systems. We clean data on the way in, so no GIGO.
>>> We also manually inspect data sets on the way out, because the bot can't
>>> QA
>>> itself.

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