Announcing Quackbot, a Slack bot for journalists from Quartz and DocumentCloud

Quartz and DocumentCloud are teaming up to give journalists convenient access to tools that make their work easier, better, and a little more fun. Together we're releasing Quackbot, which performs tasks useful to reporters, editors, and news producers right where so many of us work all day—inside Slack. In its first version, Quackbot can do a … Continue reading Announcing Quackbot, a Slack bot for journalists from Quartz and DocumentCloud

@TrumpOfYore: Using AI and math to find similar tweets from the president’s past

It's become sport in some circles to juxtapose old Donald Trump tweets with his latest statements or positions — and calling out tweets that haven't aged well. Quartz's Annalisa Merelli wondered if we could build bot to do something similar. So we gave it a shot. Detecting irony and contradiction is probably best left to human … Continue reading @TrumpOfYore: Using AI and math to find similar tweets from the president’s past