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Microsoft’s new Copilot AI assistant, formerly known as Bing Chat, has been getting a lot of buzz lately! Along with all of the other AI innovations in the news recently, Microsoft AI is geared towards being an easily available companion when browsing the Internet, working with documents, and for generic requests.

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AI for Your Inbox? Improving Incoming Emails Being Marked as Junk

No SPAM or phishing emailOIT recently deployed Abnormal Security to supplement Microsoft Defender for Office 365, our primary email security (anti-spam) application. Utilizing artificial intelligence as part of the criteria to determine if a message is malicious, these applications help to eliminate emails that are unsolicited or contain threats to data security. With assistance from our end users, the AI learns to correctly identify suspicious messages by the act of users dragging and dropping false positive spam from Junk to Inbox, or vice versa for any unsolicited or unwanted messages. Other methods of strengthening the results include using the Report Message button in Outlook or forwarding messages to spam@smu.eduContinue reading AI for Your Inbox? Improving Incoming Emails Being Marked as Junk

Changes to Turnitin AI Detection Tool at SMU

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As we constantly adapt to the changes in educational technologies, we have an important update regarding our use of the Turnitin anti-plagiarism tool. Since last year, SMU has been participating in a beta trial of Turnitin’s AI-based anti-plagiarism detection tool. However, as of December 31, 2023, SMU’s temporary license will expire for this specific function of Turnitin due to its extremely limited success and negative track-record. Continue reading Changes to Turnitin AI Detection Tool at SMU

Turnitin Provides New Functionality for AI Detection

Turnitin LogoThe use of artificially intelligent chatbots has quickly proliferated over the past year or so. With ChatGPT and other platforms able to converse naturally and create somewhat accurate content with ease, it’s getting harder to detect what’s been written by an actual person and what’s been concocted by AI services. Turnitin has recognized this new frontier of writing and has recently implemented new features to help faculty separate the real from the robot. Continue reading Turnitin Provides New Functionality for AI Detection