Posted by on December 6, 2018 4:56 am
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Gmail can suggest responses to party invitations. Instagram can recommend emoji reactions. A forthcoming Google assistant will be able to call restaurants and make reservations in an eerily human voice.

And as computers learn to sound more like people, we’re starting to talk like computers.

In 2018, Google, Microsoft, and Instagram have unveiled AI programs that mimic their users. Instagram rolled out a feature that suggests comments based on a user’s most-used emojis (the feature became default for all users in September). Google announced that it was testing its reservation-making voice assistant. Microsoft Outlook and Google’s Gmail rolled out their versions of “smart replies,” which analyze the content of an email and suggest short responses.

Read more at The Daily Beast.