7 key essentials for newsrooms in the artificial intelligence age

This month, Better News was launched, providing resources for publishers in the digital news industry. This project, from the American Press Institute as part of the Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative, aims to bring news organisations together with experts in technology to address the challenges, as well as opportunities, the artificial intelligence age brings. One key resource[…]

Artificial intelligence & other key takeaways from the World Publishing/Digital Content Expo 2017

Just two words can sum up the top lessons from the gathering of world publishers in Berlin this week: artificial intelligence. Or to be even more specific, robot journalists. It seemed every speaker at the very least touched on this theme, if they did not devote their entire talk to discussing AI from a different[…]

Will robots soon replace human reporting?

    “Newsbots will contribute more than 90 percent of written articles within 15 years”, Kristian Hammond, CTO and cofounder of Narrative Science. From Associated Press and NPR to the LA Times and the Washington Post, automated reporting with news-writing bots has seen a stark rise in the past year. Those news-writing bots require high-quality data and the algorithms[…]

Key takeaways from an inspiring tour in Silicon Valley

Read this magazine and learn more in depth about the technological trends and about the Valley. I hope these notes can also serve for you as an inspiration! Together with 30 entrepreneurs, key executives and financial experts I participated at the Day After Tomorrow Tour in Silicon Valley from October 17 till October 21st 2016.[…]

7 Trends in Media & Opportunities for Technology

This evening we are hosting Technology companies from Leuven.INC, the Leuven Innovation Networking Circle, at our office. We will talk about trends that shape the media industry and the opportunities for tech companies. Here are the 7 Trends that are shaping 2016 and the next years. 1. Shift of advertising revenue to tech giants Ad spending is[…]