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Articles tagged bots (17)

“I’m not worried about this technology driving the humanity out of journalism. I’m really excited about the promise of technology bringing more humanity to journalism.” Also: a Michael Barbaro bot.
“It’s this great, simple experience, and the technology is getting so much better for it: AI’s getting better. big data’s more accessible.” Also: a Marty Baron bot.
“It’s basically like with anything that you do in media: Is it interesting? Is it easily accessible? Is it compelling? Are there reasons for me to come back?”
The Quartz Bot Studio (which the publication intends to maintain after the grant funding is used up) will develop new bots for messaging platforms like Slack and voice interfaces like Amazon Echo or Google Home.
The Post wants to be on “every bottable platform.” It plans to launch this fall on SMS and then Slack.
“The bot was made to argue about something. The point of the bot wasn’t to serve you. It was to propose an argument in and of itself.”
A big step forward for news bots, new sharing tools, and Facebook Live goes pro.