402: What’s Funny & What’s Bot?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has come a long way in terms of communication, being able to converse with us on a daily basis through Alexa, Siri, and even Cortana. But is AI capable of understanding human emotion? Can they break down the intricacies of comedy and make us laugh? In this episode, State of the Pod producers explore how AI process language and humor, addressing differences between AI learning and human learning.

Hosts: Kelly Ryoo, Jeffrey Li, Michael Sun

Lead Producer: Michael Sun

Head Writer: Kelly Ryoo

Special thanks to Mark Sarvary and the Investigative Biology Labs at Cornell for supporting our podcast!

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