Robots are learning how to evade angry children – is this the new normal?

If you’re a fan of Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together, this will hit you in all the right places… In many instances, the researchers observed children persistently obstructing the robot. Sometimes a child would step aside when asked by the robot, but then would quickly come back in front of it. Other children started ignoring the […]

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What’s your algorithmic content strategy? LA Times and AP have one

First a robot wrote an LA Times article about an earthquake. Now the AP will have a robot write baseball articles. Rather than fear or dismiss this, I’m interested in thinking through how algorithm-based editorial could be used on the branded content side at scale. And from a hyper-localization perspective. We shouldn’t discount the need […]

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