Microsoft Corporation announced a new addition to their latest Office suite Thursday; unveiling the use of artificial intelligence-based software to help make ‘Word’ documents more “politically correct.”
“Microsoft is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to boost the use of ‘inclusive language’ in Word,” reports Fox News. “The feature is part of Ideas in Word, a forthcoming AI-powered online tool designed to improve users’ writing.”
“The Ideas in Word feature uses machine learning and intelligence from Microsoft Graph to help users write polished prose, create more professional documents and efficiently navigate documents created by others,” said John Roach in Microsoft’s AI blog.
Apart from providing familiar fixes such as the proper use of “their” and “there,” the feature will now use inclusive language; changing “policeman” into “police officer.”
Read the full report at Fox News.