Tag Archives: machine learning


Information Energy 2018: A New Leap Forward

Ray Gallon

Ever since founder Wim Hooghwinkel started the Information Energy conference, it has been a place for innovation, cross-disciplinary exchange, and unexpected surprises. This year, the conference takes a new turn, while maintaining its tradition of innovation and silo bridging.

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Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots in Technical Communication – A Primer

Ellis Pratt

It seems likely that artificial intelligence (AI) and AI-driven chatbots will play a key role in helping users in the future. So what does this mean for technical communicators and for User Assistance? In this article Ellis Pratt gives an insight into:

  1. What are Chatbots?
  2. Making a Chatbot
  3. What Does This Mean for Technical Communicators and for User Assistance?

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AI and Content

Can Computer Create Content?

Reinoud Kaasschieter

Computers help people create film trailers, musical compositions, and even write news articles. We should ask these three questions:

  • However, can Artificial Intelligence (AI), as it is called, be truly creative by finding and publishing new content?
  • What can we expect from computers when writing texts?
  • Will creative computing eventually replace creators?

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Augmented Translation Puts Translators Back in the Center  

Arle Lommel

So how can the world address the demand for language services with the limited supply of providers and the inadequacy of machine translation for use in cases with high standards for accuracy and fluency? CSA Research finds the answer in a new form of translation, one it terms “augmented translation.”

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