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Notes from the Electronic Cottage 1/18/18

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

As we enter 2018, let’s take a moment to look at some recent research in Artificial Intelligence that may be becoming part of everyday life before too long: a poker bot that can win big at Texas Hold-em; another big step in making it possible for computers to read minds; and a bot that can tell if someone is lying better than humans. Tomorrow is becoming today…

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 10/27/16

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Bots are in the news in a big way lately. Today, let’s take a look at two kinds – the kind that slowed the Internet down on Oct 21, 2106, and the kind that are trying to influence the 2016 presidential election.

If you like to look at the study mentioned today from the Project on Computational Propaganda, their site is at