Computer-Generated Articles To Replace Journalists?
New York Times article looks at the work of Narrative Science, a company that turns data into editorial content.
The New York Times has an interesting article about the future of traditional journalism and a start-up from Chicago, Illinois called Narrative Science. Their software can transform data like statistics and reports into well-written news stories and articles that seem like they've been written by a human.
Starting out as a joint research project at Northwestern University Schools of Engineering and Journalism, Narrative Science was founded last year and has had 20 customers so far. NY Times' Steve Lohr writes: