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Writing in the Time of Algorithms

February 20, 2014 by Meghan Hunt

Writing and algorithms.

In 30 years, algorithms have replaced a lot of human workers...could writers be the next Red Shirts targeted by this technological, Borg-like assimilation? I'll never work as efficiently as a computer. Computers are incapable of empathy and sympathy. They may form sentences and write novels, but how much emotion can they communicate?[read more]