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Dec. 7, 2011, 4:02 p.m.
LINK: khammond.blogspot.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   December 7, 2011

Says Kris Hammond, cofounder of a company that generates news with computers.

As more and more data becomes available and individuals are given news that is designed to be personally relevant and informative, systems will end up generating far more than is produced today with a volume that dwarfs present production. Because much of this production will be for the individual, it will never overwhelm, but will instead provide a new sort of news experience in which the events of the day, the events of the world, will be provided in a personal context that makes it more meaningful and relevant. That 90% of news will be computer generated fifteen years from now seems not just reasonable, but inevitable.

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