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How Machine-Based Tutoring Could Disrupt Human Tutors

... some machine-based tutoring is approaching the effect size of real human tutoring—and there is less variation than one might expect as the grain size of tutoring becomes finer. This finding is a startling observation.


Smarter Than You Think: Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

Card-playing software is now good enough to win tens of thousands of dollars on major poker sites, and human players aren’t happy about it.


Grading essays: Humans vs. machine

If a computer can win at Jeopardy, can one grade the essays of freshmen?


IBM computer taking on 'Jeopardy!' champs for $1M

IBM computer taking on 'Jeopardy!' champs for $1M

It's the size of 10 refrigerators, and it swallows encyclopedias whole, but an IBM computer was lacking one thing it needed to battle the greatest champions from the "Jeopardy!" quiz show....


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