When AI becomes child’s play

Despite their popularity with kids, tablets and other connected devices are built on top of systems that weren’t designed for them to easily understand or navigate. But adapting algorithms to interact with a child isn’t without its complications—as no one child is exactly like another. Most recognition algorithms look for patterns and consistency to successfully…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/06/09/1026016/when-ai-becomes-childsplay-kids-siri-alexa, and may be a summary or abridged version.