Narrative Science in the NYT

by Larry Adams
September 12, 2011

Narrative Science was featured in yesterday's NYT business section.  Link to article below.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/11/business/computer-generated-articles-are-gaining-traction.html?_r=1&src=me&ref=business

 

The article chronicles the company's origins at Northwestern and includes a number of testimonials from our customers, an AI researcher and our lead VC investor.  There's also a bold claim made by our CTO, Kris Hammond:

 

Mr. Hammond cited a media maven’s prediction that a computer program might win a Pulitzer Prize in journalism in 20 years — and he begged to differ.

“In five years,” he says, “a computer program will win a Pulitzer Prize — and I’ll be damned if it’s not our technology.”

 

Update: Steve Lohr posted a follow up on the Bits blog at the NYT this morning: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/12/writing-machines-their-uses-and-meaning/

 

We also collaborated with the Wall Street Journal to produce a memorial for 9/11.  Our software is automatically curating the tweets on this page: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903285704576561611322288314.html. The WSJ is pulling in the posts we find and rendering them on the page along with photos from Flickr and Instagram.

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