[MEDIA] If you’re doubting that automation is taking over white collar jobs, meet the robo-journalist

cartoon of robotThe Los Angeles times became the first newspaper to publish a story written completely by an algorithm. The program, specifically designed to report on earthquakes, automatically assembles data about recent earthquakes and assembles it into a “story” that gives the basic facts about the quake. The program, written by journalist Ken Schwencke, also can report on crime in the city.

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