Beyond Seven Review No. 68

Posted on Wed 21 April 2021 in Beyond Seven Review

Book and publishing history 🚟

Free/libre and open-source software 🌺

Information and Geisteswissenschaften 🏺

  • Robotic copying
    "Since so much of learning to read and write Chinese characters depends upon mindless repetition, writing them countless times, some bright people in the age of AI have finally seized upon a way to escape from the drudgery: training a robot to write the characters endlessly for them."

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