Michigan State's Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives held its 30th annual all-university excellence awards ceremony.
The A.I. in question is DeepTalk, a conversational agent that would be taught to listen to and mimic a human voice. MSU researchers and WKAR Public Media pitched the concept to PILOT, NAB’s technology innovation initiative, and it won PILOT’s 2019 Innovation Challenge.
The MSU Museum director was found to have fabricated data, misappropriated research and mishandled work on a mummy by a museum committee.