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keeping robots and humans separate

Keeping Robots and Humans Separate

At the beginning of this month, the Financial Times posted an article about the setup of hybrid systems—where automated processes and humans work together—and of the different approaches that they often take. The story begins by telling of how a pedestrian was killed by one of Uber’s self-driving cars. It was an accident that occurred when the […]

Four things we learnt from this year’s Digital News Report launch

On 14 June, the Retresco marketing team and Daniel Schultheis (Project manager at Retresco) attended the Berlin launch of this year’s Digital News Report. As a company with a strong background and client base in digital publishing, we care deeply about the future of journalism and reporting. Afterwards, we had the pleasure of meeting Nic […]

Künstliche Intelligenz: Arbeit neu denken

The limits of poetry-writing machines

Slate just published an article on Eureka, a machine that attempted—and somewhat exceeded—to automate the production of poetry. Rather than being a curio and a sideshow of the time, Eureka was instead, “The Victorians loved a show, especially one that drew upon both science and illusion for an unforgettable performance. The Eureka offered both. The […]