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How do we define intelligence?

Dan Everett wrote in Linkedin comments: from Oxford Dictionaryintelligence: the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. LLMs have developed capabilities that programmers did not specifically program.Language translations Theory of mind Looks like that meets the acquire skills requirement. ✅ … Continue reading

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Don Knuth takes ChatGPT for a ride

Donald Knuth: “Since one of today’s popular recreations is to play with chatGPT, I decided on 07 April 2023 to try my own little experiment, as part of a correspondence with Stephen Wolfram. The results were sufficiently interesting that I … Continue reading

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MiniCP: A lightweight Java Constraint Programming Solver

Many decision problems (logistics, production, space, etc.) aiming at an optimal use of resources can be formulated as constraint combinatorial optimization problems. Unfortunately, these problems are difficult to solve mainly for two reasons: 1) They require complex algorithms to design … Continue reading

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AI Decisioning Platforms

James Taylor in his new post “AI Decisioning Platforms – It’s Time To Own One” talks about the recent Wave report by Mike Gualtieri of Forrester which focuses in on a core set of vendors and compares them in detail as … Continue reading

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Human-Machine Conversations: Dynamic Planning and Composition

This article summarizes recent advances in dynamic planning for human-to-assistant conversations. Many types of conversations, from gathering information to offering recommendations, require a flexible approach and the ability to modify the original plan for the conversation based on its flow. … Continue reading

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AI: Yann LeCun vs Yuval Noah Harari

Yann LeCun and Yuval Noah Harari are complete opposites. One is a researcher, the other a historian. The former sees no reason to panic about the emergence of AI, while the latter fears that it will lead to the collapse … Continue reading

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Decisions as Code

NextMV (“next move”) is a startup that provides solutions for Decision Optimization in the Routing, Scheduling, Packing, and other domains. “Building and shipping algorithms is tough. (87% of algorithms never make it to production.) Even when an algorithm makes it … Continue reading

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Programmers of the future will be artists

Lex Fridman tweeted today: “The impact of creativity in prompting ChatGPT is limitless. It feels to be more of an art than a science. Great “programmers” of the future will in part have to be artists. Perhaps they always were, … Continue reading

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Decision Intelligence and Customer Experience

This month Forbes published James Taylor’s article “Using Decision Intelligence To Unlock Excellence In Customer Experience“: “Decision Intelligence can be key to unlocking excellence in customer experience. Customer experience depends on the decisions you make when interacting with your customers. … Continue reading

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Forrester: “The AI Decisioning Platforms Landscape, Q1 2023”

Forrester published a new report “The AI Decisioning Platforms Landscape, Q1 2023“: “You can use AI decisioning platforms to automate complex, consequential business decisions, make AI decisioning teams more agile, and combine the latest decisioning technologies. But to realize these benefits, … Continue reading

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