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Articles tagged machine learning (10)

“The digital publishing system has the big inconvenience of flattening everything.”
That’s the argument of the BBC’s Trushar Barot, who believes voice AI is the biggest technology revolution that the news industry is missing — and that it’s not too late to do something about it.
Apple, like Google, is using its position in the browser market to try to control elements of the advertising market.
Floodwatch, a new tool from the Office for Creative Research, is hoping it can collect enough data from users to help researchers answer questions around just how users are being targeted by ads online.
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 experiment is part of a larger effort by the news agency to incorporate automation into its journalism.
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
Amy Webb, Scott Klein, and Jim Frederick share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp