A massive artificial-intelligence project called CALO could revolutionize machine learning.
The thing that makes computers a huge pain for everybody, says Pedro Domingos, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Washington, is that you have to explain to them every little detail of what they need to do. “It’s really annoying,” Domingos jokes. “They’re stupid.”
The goal is to build the ‘personal assistant’ that understands you and learns your behavioral pattern over time so that it knows your likes and dislikes.
This is something that has supposedly been on the horizon now since the late 90’s and frankly and i’m starting to get annoyed at having to wait!