Google’s new Smart Reply artificial intelligence can write e-mails for you

Google’s already investing heavily in machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence in which computers, given a large enough mass of data to chew through, can detect patterns on their own and make judgements about how to handle the information. Machine learning powers Gmail’s spam filters and the Google Now service, which tries to predict what information a user will find helpful or interesting.On Tuesday, Google announced that machine learning will be put to use in a new way: automatically responding to e-mails for you. The “Smart Reply” feature will roll out later this week to Inbox, Google’s slightly-experimental e-mail service focused on organization and time management. Smart Reply will automatically parse the text of received e-mails and suggest three responses that can be inserted with a click or a tap.“For…


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