These Upstarts Are Taking on Big Tech in the Rapidly Expanding Artificial Intelligence Field

The next time you see Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with an unflattering look on her face in a TV spot supporting GOP rival Donald Trump, it’s all but certain you can attribute the ad creative to artificial intelligence. The Republican National Committee is using machine-learning software from Veritone, a 2-year-old player that just secured $50 million in funding. Designed to work with laser-fast precision, its audio-based system lets the RNC zip through all the publicly available times Clinton has spoken on TV, radio or online video to scoop up her angriest or oddest moments. Then, GOP staffers can cherry-pick images from a schadenfreude file. The company is about to add a visual-sentiment feature, which will zero in on facial expressions and make cringe-worthy moments even easier to find. “That…


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