back to article Smyte might brighten fraud plight: How machine-learning can be used to thwart crooks

Carousell, a mobile-friendly classified ads market, has to deal with fraud. Like other e-commerce sites, it has to deal with miscreants who use software scripts to register masses of new accounts. It also has to handle attempts to trick sellers into refunding overpayments on bad checks. Fraudsters will buy an item for $1,000 …

  1. Tom 38

    A Smyte customer, for example, might want to check to see if new accounts being created use the same profile picture. To do so, the customer could write a query in SQRL, the Smyte Query and Rule Language, which is based on SQL:


    AI in this scenario isn't a destroyer of humanity or jobs; it's a tool that handles the drudgery while people focus on more interesting problems.

    If you're telling the computer what situation to look out for and what action to take, that's not AI.

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