Be afraid was (Grammar Checkers)

Subject: Be afraid was (Grammar Checkers)
From: Wolf Lahti <wduby -at- PACCAR -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 1996 07:28:57 -0700

Lisa Higgins said

>Machines do not now and probably never will be able to accurately
>replicate natural language.

>Software CANNOT equal human in terms of linguistic skills, and machines
>cannot replace technical writers any more than Eliza replaced
>psychiatrists.


Sadly, the question is not whether machines/software can effectively replace
us but whether the powers that be *think* they can.

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