Rio Olympia Stories to be curated by robots by Washington Post (via recode)

Artificial Intelligence , Broadcasting, TV, Radio & Film , Publishing, Newspapers, Magazines

olympics 2016A couple of days ago, Peter Kafka wrote this interesting article on recode: “The Washington Post has a big team of journalists covering the Rio Olympics. Also covering the games for the paper: Robots.The Post is using homegrown software to automatically produce hundreds of real-time news reports about the Olympics. Starting tomorrow morning, those items will appear, without human intervention, on the Post’s website, as well as in outside channels like its Twitter account.” Quote:

“We’re not trying to replace reporters,” he said. “We’re trying to free them up.”

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Gabriele Ruttloff

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