Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Soon to Be Writing Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey Fanfic

New reporter? Call him Al, for algorithm - Yahoo! News Canada: The new reporter on the US media scene takes no coffee breaks, churns out articles at lightning speed, and has no pension plan.

That's because the reporter is not a person, but a computer algorithm, honed to translate raw data such as corporate earnings reports and previews or sports statistics into readable prose.

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