The Fear of AI: When Humans and Robots Just Don’t Get Along

Presented at ONA18
September 12, 2018
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning skeptics find sympathetic ears in many newsrooms, where journalists dismiss, criticize and even fear automated tech. Successful cohabitation in the editorial workflow is not only possible, however, it may be necessary to confront disinformation.

This session is designed for:

  • AI-skeptical newsrooms that nevertheless need to improve editorial workflow
  • Journalists interested in utilizing new technology to do better, more complete work
  • Anyone who wants to understand how automation can incubate human creativity

  • Speakers

    Judy King
    Innovation Director, BBC Monitoring
    Quin Murray
    Cofounder & CPO, Krzana
    Additional Reading

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