Teaching Machines to be Funny

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Can you teach a machine to be funny? That's the kind of unlikely question that rapid advances in technology have now put on the table. Kory Mathewson is a PhD student at the University of Alberta working on interactive machine learning. He's also an improv comedian who works with robots. He joins The Agenda to discuss the effect of technology on the art of comedy.
Episode:
Can Machines Be Funny?; The Era of AI Art
Aired:
Mar 07, 2018
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