Tag: Robot

Reflections on Liberating Corporate Data through #FlashHacks

So far this year, I’ve had the privilege of attending many #FlashHacks events, data liberation hackathons run by OpenCorporates, which runs the world’s largest

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Notes on Robot Churnalism, Part I – Robot Writers

In Some Notes on Churnalism and a Question About Two Sided Markets, I tried to pull together a range of observations about the process of churnalism, in which journalists propagate PR copy without much, if any, critique, contextualisation or corroboration.

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