Stuck (by Mackintosh Braun)

Stuck
by Mackintosh Braun
on The Sound

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A Reporter Raced a Machine (Automated Insights’s WordSmith)

An NPR Reporter Raced A Machine To Write A News Story. Who Won?
May 20, 2015
http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/05/20/406484294/an-npr-reporter-raced-a-machine-to-write-a-news-story-who-won

A company called Automated Insights created a program called WordSmith
http://automatedinsights.com

related:

Human Or Machine: Can You Tell Who Wrote These Poems?
June 27, 2016
http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/06/27/480639265/human-or-machine-can-you-tell-who-wrote-these-poems

Rise of the Robots (by Martin Ford)

Rise of the Robots
Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
by Martin Ford
http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2015/05/18/407648886/attention-white-collar-workers-the-robots-are-coming-for-your-jobs

… it was written by a robot, by a system from a company called Narrative Science
http://www.narrativescience.com

Health care is one of the areas where there’s just a tremendous amount of potential and promise. So far, what we’ve seen in health care is that it has really lagged other areas of the economy in terms of what technology has been able to do. We haven’t seen the kind of disruptive impact that we’ve seen in a lot of other areas in health care. And that’s part of the reason that the costs remain so high.