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Why “Sorry, I don’t know” is sometimes the best answer: The Washington Post’s technology chief on its first AI chatbot
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Articles by Taylyn Washington-Harmon

Taylyn Washington-Harmon is a 2016 Google News Lab Fellow and recent Syracuse University graduate. She runs, a lifestyle website for millennial women and reports on all things femme, tech, and startup-related. A South Side Chicago native, she enjoys reading and writing YA fiction, collecting art books, and sneering at Cubs fans.
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“I think being in the Messenger ecosystem makes it much easier for people to share Purple and to share really interesting and important content that we’re talking about with their friends.”
Vox wants to move beyond the web page to tell compelling stories.
“The results have been worth the efforts and have driven listeners in the thousands to the app.”
“It’s really about combining technology with culture and content and entertainment to create something special that hasn’t been done before.”