Monday Night Owls - 27 August 2018 - Pseudo-AI
We read an article about the rise of pseudo-AI - when humans pretend to be robots...
Vocabulary Top 10:
AI - artificial intelligence
Wizard of Oz technique - when a user interacts with an interface without knowing that the responses are being generated by a human, not a computer
fore - in or into a place of importance; toward or at the front part
redacted - censor or obscure (part of a text) for legal or security purposes
mind numbing - very dull or boring
crowdsource - obtain (information or input into a particular task or project) by enlisting the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet
gig economy - a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs
stigma - a set of negative and often unfair beliefs that a society or group of people have about something
disclose/divulge - to make (something) known to the public, especially something that was unknown
quandary - a situation in which you are confused about what to do
Would you be upset if you found out the AI service you were using was actually a real person?
Would you be upset if you found out the person you were talking to was actually a robot?