The robot reporters are coming

Global Business

There are robot lizards, robot soldiers, creepy humanoid robots and now robot reporters.

Computer algorithms are automatically writing news articles like these fundamental financial stories.
The Associated Press is using software created by a company called Automated Insights to generate about 42-hundred quarterly report summaries of major companies.
Basic financial data is plugged into the software and a news article is generated. CCTV America’s Jim Spellman reports.

The robot reporters are coming

The robot reporters are coming

There are robot lizards, robot soldiers, creepy humanoid robots and now robot reporters. Computer algorithms are automatically writing news articles like these fundamental financial stories. The Associated Press is using software created by a company called Automated Insights to generate about 42-hundred quarterly report summaries of major companies. Basic financial data is plugged into the software and a news article is generated. CCTV America's Jim Spellman reports.
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Chris Atkeson on the future of robots

CCTV America spoke to Chris Atkeson. He is a Professor at the Robotics Institute and Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

Chris Atkeson on the future of robots

Chris Atkeson on the future of robots

CCTV America spoke to Chris Atkeson. He is a Professor at the Robotics Institute and Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.
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