GigaOM has a story about "robot" algorithms being used by the AP to write some classes of articles - mainly earnings reports for now. This seems quite sensible, as that text tends to be a dry summary of the numbers. Perhaps even better would be just show a table with the raw numbers instead of writing down a story in English at all. That would be even quicker for people to read and consume!
Here at 10hrww, we want to see as much automation as possible, and as much streamlining of peoples' lives as possible. How much time do people spend reading words that add little value?Share on Twitter Share on Facebook