Daily Archives: March 10, 2019

Algorithm helps NYPD spot crime patterns

In this Feb. 11, 2019 photo, Rebecca Shutt, who works in the New York Police Department’s Office of Crime Control Strategies, poses for a photo in New York. Shutt utilizes a software called Patternizr, which allows crime analysts to compare robbery, larceny and theft incidents to the millions of crimes …

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Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape

Artificial intelligence is gaining ground in newsrooms with computer-generated articles and programs to help sift through large data sets A text-generating “bot” nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland for the media giant Tamedia—in just five minutes. These kinds of …

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Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York

In this still image taken from video provided by WNBC-TV News 4 New York, emergency medical personnel tend to an injured passenger from a Turkish Airlines flight at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Saturday, March 9, 2019. Officials say severe turbulence injured at least 30 people aboard a …

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