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Researchers Develop AI That Can Write Like Humans

Artificial intelligence researchers have developed software that can emulate the writing style of humans, a development that could make it easier for miscreants to mass-produce fake news articles, The New York Times reported . This is a reminder that the automation that AI provides can have both positive and negative implications, and seems to pour cold water on the idea that AI may yield the...

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