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Old 9th Nov 2018, 14:06
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AI news readers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46136504

"China's state news agency has unveiled a virtual newsreader sporting a sharp suit and a somewhat robotic voice."

Given that the BBC's current journalistic prowess amounts to regurgitating Twitter-derived news and not much else, perhaps the Beeb could save some moolah by following China's lead? Validation shouldn't prove a problem as the BBC must have thousands of hours of data following the mass replacement of weather reporters with robots all those years ago.
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Old 9th Nov 2018, 14:26
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What's AI News? Is it liKe regular news?

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Old 9th Nov 2018, 14:38
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Oh, good.
Can I please have the news on BBC read by that gorgeous, becoming mature, lady on the Weather forecast? On balance I would prefer real to AI. Louise Lear might be, er, maturing and M + 2, but ................
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Old 9th Nov 2018, 15:01
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Artificial Information. It's a bit like artificial insemination but coming out of the bovine rear end...
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Well considering the obscene sums paid to some BBC newsreaders, replacing them would save a few bob.
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