AI BRIEFS: April 2019

AI writers will never replace quality content creators
THE DRUM | April 30, 2109 | by Andy Evans |
‘AI-generated content will never truly engage readers or speak to them on a deeper level because robots are lacking the human emotions and characteristics that feed great content…’

AI powered transcription startup Trint raises £3.4m
PROLIFIC LONDON | April 11, 2019 | by Mark Johnson| ‘Trint said it would use the funding to enhance its AI-powered platform so that customers can extract even more value from recorded audio and video and unlock the emerging voice economy.’

UNESCO advocates ROAM principles to harness AI for journalism and media development
UNESCO | April 15,
2019 |‘Participants of the meeting called for more multistakeholder discussions with journalists having a seat at the table.’

Can artificial intelligence help end fake news?
HORIZON | April 15, 2019 | by Tom Cassauwers | ‘…spotting fake news might not only be a question of finding untrue claims, but also of analysing massive amounts of social media sharing patterns’

Amazon Alexa now offers long-form news coverage in addition to Flash Briefings 
TECHCRUNCH | April 9, 2019 | by Sarah Perez |‘…it sees Amazon Alexa, to some extent, taking the place of watching a nightly news telecast.’

Can robots do journalism?
SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER | April 3, 2019 | by Stuart Schullman | ‘It’s no secret that the business of media is broken.’

Will humans be needed in the future? The ‘coming storm’ of artificial intelligence
RADIODAYS EUROPE 2019 | April 01, 2019 |
‘Algorithms will provide users with raw information and probability, but the way humans use this information and relay it is fundamental to success.’

Briefs for 2019 JanFebMar
Briefs for 2018 | Briefs for 2017 | Briefs for 2014-2016
Briefs for computer science/algorithms 2014 -2018

Blue headlines are direct links. All briefs are human-selected for relevance – not intended as a list of record

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.