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Computer Algorithm (You can call him/her AL) as a Automated Reporter.

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posted on Jul, 12 2012 @ 08:41 AM
I had responded to one of the thread couple of days ago based on speculation that sometimes, it seems that there are legitimate screen scraping BOTS out there that browses and searches for certain topics and automatically reports on anything of interest. Well, below is a news article from today about how computers are woking as reporters. This can also explain some of the discrepancy at times when the news article either does not make sense or its simply a repitition from another website or it appears after few days in the MSM.

The new reporter on the US media scene takes no coffee breaks, churns out articles at lightning speed, and has no pension plan.
That's because the reporter is not a person, but a computer algorithm, honed to translate raw data such as corporate earnings reports and previews or sports statistics into readable prose.


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