Dozens of companies are developing AI technologies that allow machines to learn like humans do. IBM’s Watson ingested about 2,000 TED Talks and can now take any hard questions you might have. Human-computer interactions are becoming increasingly seamless, augmenting our knowledge and problem solving abilities.
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Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself? Photo illustration by Derek Brahney. Source photo: J.R. Eyerman / The Life Picture Collection / Getty Images. In September, Michal Kosinski published a study that he feared might end his career. The Economist broke the news first, giving it a self-consciously anodyne title: "Advances in A.I.