Yoda: Twitter Brain — Human Not Computer

Advanced Cyber/IO, Collective Intelligence
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Summary:  Twitter’s use of actual human intelligence to make sense of its search results, points to the mundane reality that even with machine learning and lots of data, sometimes humans are the best source for insights — something those trying to create artificial intelligence should remember.

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Phi Beta Iota:  Useful intelligent comments at the article location.  Most information technology is snake oil and vapor-ware.  The human remains vastly superior in both pattern recognition and the mix of induction, deduction, and abduction, but lazy and ignorant manager — and Stone Age very lazy very incompetent “Human Resource” departments, lack the intelligence and integrity to handle complex humans.  Indeed one could say that the Information Era has been retarded by the Industrial Era “copmmoditization” of humans, valuing the labor and discounting the human intelligence.

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