There’s no precise definition of AI, but broadly, it’s a field that attempts to provide machines with humanlike reasoning and language-processing capabilities.
Researchers now are emerging from what has been called an “AI winter” with renewed interest in the biology of the brain and research honed to practical applications in medicine, customer service, manufacturing, education and other areas.
Traditional linguists fear the internet damages our ability to articulate properly, infusing language with LOLs, dorky emoticons and the gauche sharing personal information on blogs. But some researchers believe we have entered a new era of expression.
Google’s Blogger service is bypassing Really Simple Syndication in favor of an alternative technology, a move that has sparked more discord in a bitter dispute over Web log syndication formats.
Old article about Google’s choice to go with Atom over RSS. Still trying to understand the fundamental difference. .