Practical artificial intelligence in the cloud

Mike Barlow, O'Reilly, Jan 10, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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We are rapidly approaching a world in which software and service designers simply plug their application into an AI service to perform increasingly useful tasks. It's a question of the need for scale. "If you’re talking about systems that... do difficult things like natural language processing and unstructured data mining... it makes sense to centralize them in the cloud." But opportunity makes a virtue out of necessity . We can have light-weight applications that access numerous services on an as-needed basis. Note: O'Reilly requires social media sign-in to read this article (and probably sell your data).

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