Friday, May 04, 2007

Artificial Intelligences: Still Not So Intelligent (for now)

by Tom Bozzo

At least Mr. Murdoch can rest assured that he's still smarter than a computer — some of them, anyhow.

I've been reasonably impressed that Amazon's recommendations that arise from its social network analysis engines (as opposed to its money-grubbing engines) usually are things that I wouldn't reject out of hand, even if the expected marginal utility often doesn't rise to the opportunity cost. But throw two distinct preference sets at Amazon's systems and they get a bit confused:

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We do own two of the five titles.

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