I enjoyed the b-roll you took. Also happy you balanced the message — as we say in the paper, it is easy just to hype the threat.

M. Eric Johnson, Dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University

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Can Chatbots Think Before They Talk?

Screenshot of the article as it appears online

An article about recent developments in computer programs that mimic human conversation (“chatbots”), particularly the use of modern artificial intelligence techniques to improve their discourse.

Article for Association for Computing Machinery

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Twitter, 140 characters, and effective writing

15 November 2017


Twitter’s 140-character limit puts the burden of clarity on the writer, where it belongs. Why is Twitter so influential among …