Artificial intelligence introduced to improve Wikipedia edits

Artificial intelligence could one day destroy the human race, but for now it will have to settle for removing bad Wikipedia edits. The Wikimedia foundation is embracing machine learning to make the editing process more streamlined and forgiving for new contributors. Read more: Wikipedia takes large-scale action against “black hat” editors “Wikipedia is edited about half a million times per day, explains Wikimedia employee Aaron Halfaker. “In order to maintain the quality of Wikipedia, this firehose of new content needs to be constantly reviewed by Wikipedians. The Objective Revision Evaluation Service (ORES) functions like a pair of X-ray specs, the toy hyped in novelty shops and the back of comic books—but these specs actually work to highlight potentially damaging edits for editors. This allows editors to triage them from the torrent…

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