Google Reads Novels To Improve Its Artificial Intelligence, But Some Authors Aren’t Happy

Reading fiction does some pretty great things for you, to the point that even Google reads novels to increase conversation skills and language comprehension of its artificial intelligence. Sounds pretty cool, right? However, some authors aren’t happy about having their books used for research, and there may be a controversy brewing on the horizon. We’ve all been there: you have an important question for Siri, Cortana, or Google itself, and the AI you ask seriously misunderstands your request. Natural language processing has gotten better, of course, as have Google’s search engine algorithms, but we still have a long way to go before the embodiment of Big Data understands that my search for “books like This Book” should not produce a bunch of results that are better suited for “books by…


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