The Latin Grammy nominated song "Despacito" is a smash hit on YouTube. But if you ask Google's personal assistant to play "Despacito" it can't understand the command. Even though YouTube is part of Google. It's a learning moment about artificial intelligence, how natural language processing works and why machines still struggle with translation and foreign accents.
James Linton tricked many high-profile people into having conversations with him over email by using other people's identities. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Linton about how relatively easy it was and why he has decided to retire.
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Vanity Fair reporter Rebecca Keegan, Wall Street Journal reporter Joe Fritz and CNN contributor Jeff Yang about the latest sexual abuse scandals, merger talk and Twitter tribulations.