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Scammers who use dating sites to trick people into handing over cash can be spotted using artificial intelligence, research suggests. A neural network has analysed profiles, messages and images from real dating data to get better at spotting fakes. It sampled age, gender and ethnicity as well as the language people use to describe themselves. The system proved accurate at spotting scammers and fakes in 93% of cases, the researchers said. Source: BBC Technology News Date: May 29th, 2019 Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48472811 Discussion
  1. The article says that AI was used, but the article also seems to suggest that this was just a textual analysis (finding which words get used most). What is AI?
  2. Why do news reports, and companies selling technology, use terms like AI in their press releases?

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