Will robots replace writers? This post argues that they will take over the more mundane aspects of writing by, for example producing simple weather and sports reports. However, it goes on to say that it is unlikely that robots will take over in the field of creative writing. Indeed (the author states) that the advent of robots may encourage we humans to become more uniquely creative. An interesting read.
Throwback Thursday is a series where we take a look back at some of AWP’s most popular posts. Enjoy!
by Nadia Sotnikova
As someone working at an indie publishing agency, reading about robots that write news articles is terrifying and exciting at the same time. I am not a writer; I am a marketer, so the prospect of another major shakedown of the publishing industry makes me hope if not for a better future, then at least for something new. New challenges, new opportunities.
This morning we had our weekly, company-wide conference call where we discuss what’s happening with our company and the world around it. As usual, I did some research before the call and stumbled upon an article about writing-robots. When I shared it, I swear I could hear terror on the other side of the line, despite everyone trying to play it cool. Maybe it’s just my…
View original post 542 more words