Imperfect AI

Programmers create human-like interfaces through intentionally erroneous tech

Implications - To err is human, but robots, AI, and technology in general are so incredibly advanced that mistakes rarely occur. Machines and software interfaces with minor, intentionally programmed slip-ups and errors can thus be more relatable than flawlessly precise and accurate tech. Along the same lines, brands can introduce humanizing mistakes into their efforts to better forge relationships with their consumers.
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Intentionally Annoying Robots - 'Misbehaving (ro)bots' is a Series of Bothersome Bots
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This Quarter and V. Hot 675 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 17
Intentionally Annoying Robots
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This Year and Warm 534 Clicks Pub: Dec 12, 16
Machine Learning Mashups
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This Quarter and Warm 613 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 17
Chill-Sending AI Wearables
The Anti AI AI Device Gives You the Chills When It Detects a Fake Voice
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This Week and Warm 84 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 17
Human Smart Home Assistants
Lauren McCarthy's 'Lauren' Project Turns The Artist Into an AI System
No matter how personable AI assistants like Siri, Alexa, or Google Home are programmed to be, Lauren McCarthy’s ‘Lauren’ project shows that they’re still miles away from... [More]
Customer Service Bot Training - Startup Janis Lets You Use Slack to Train AI Customer Service Agents
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This Quarter and Average 108 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 17
Customer Service Bot Training
Startup Janis Lets You Use Slack to Train AI Customer Service Agents
This AI customer service agent enables you to turn Slack (a teams messaging platform) into an artificially intelligent training center. Based in Canada, Janis is a startup founded by Josh Barkin... [More]
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