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Slack will use AI to reduce information overload

Posted on: 10/31/2017| Source: http://www.technologyreview.com

Nobody likes to feel overwhelmed with information, especially at work. 6 million people use slack to communicate effectively at work. This can lead to far too much information being shared, however, making it hard to weed out the noise and find the information you need. So Slack is turning to AI. Their idea is that, "Whether you’re waking up in the morning or getting out of a meeting or getting off an airplane, when you check Slack, there could be this virtual chief of staff waiting for you, ideally with a near-perfect list of those things that are important to you." I definitely need that in my life. 

More than six million people use Slack every day as a hub and platform for communicating and sharing information with their coworkers. The San Francisco–based company also just raised $250 million more in funding, in a round that puts...[Read More]
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