Author: Ian Karbal

Artificial Intelligence that can write stories and crunch data is spreading in newsrooms. That’s a good thing for journalists

In 2009, a team of researchers and students at Northwestern University developed software that fully automates the writing of baseball game recaps. StatsMonkey relies on publicly available data, like box scores, and a series of pre-written partial story templates. It can analyze a team’s changing probability of winning, play by play, find important moments from