Robot Journalists???Posted: September 14, 2011
Narrative Science, which is a company who is pairing with people from Northwestern University have announced a new software that can write news stories in under a minute using statistics, facts, and other data. Top robotics experts have been working on the software for a long time and the software actually sounds like real humans have written the articles. The software is different from other softwares because it draws from other articles and history int he past to write new stories and determine what vocabulary is appropriate for a story.
The program has been really influential in sports reporting thus far but could probably be beneficial to many other types of reporters, including public affairs journalists. Many people do not know whether this software is going to be beneficial to companies but there are already twenty odd companies that want to use the software. Be sure to check out the full article here!