What if the story qualities we obsess over are easily imitated by an algorithm? Would that affect what you thought about the story? What if it turned out that Nicholas Sparks or JK Rowling were actually computer programs? Would you still be inspired?
Some implications for writers, re: our surprisingly articulate robot news force.
I have been mentioning to people lately that many of the Associated Press’s news stories are written by robots. Since … More
So I’ve been thinking about our robotic future.
Say the robots actually do take all the jobs. That is, say they take all the jobs that could possibly be fulfilled … More
Don’t do what the robots can do better.
If you’re doing work today that makes you feel a little numb, a little bored, a little meh, question that … More