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Mining Dark Data for New Use Cases & Scalability

Posted June 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM by Yukun Chen

In January, a brilliant OpEd ran in the New York Times in response to an MIT Technology Review piece that warned about the lack of transparency in the decision-making process for AI systems. In addition to likening AI systems to “black boxes”, they culminated with a warning that “no one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do”.  Talk to any data scientist who works with NLP and AI systems and they’ll fundamentally disagree with this stance (and likely side with our champion at the New York Times).

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