A Technologist Spent Years Building an AI Chatbot Tutor. He Decided It Can’t Be Done.
JANUARY 22, 2024
In 2015, he famously criticized promises about what was then the latest in AI for education — a tool from a company called Knewton. The CEO of Knewton, Jose Ferreira, said his product would be “like a robot tutor in the sky that can semi-read your mind and figure out what your strengths and weaknesses are, down to the percentile.”