Tuesday, February 28, 2012

[Link] Forbes Among 30 Companies Ditching Human Writers For Computer-Generated Content

by Rob W. Hart

It wasn't enough that computers have eliminated the need for assembly line workers and bank tellers and that lady who used to check me out at the grocery store before she got replaced by a scanning kiosk. Now they're coming for the writers.

Narrative Science uses data sources to create stories in multiple formats, including long-form stories, headlines, tweets and industry reports. I'm not even kidding about this. Here's a report from Forbes...
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