It Was a Dark and Stormy Byte

“If the character doesn’t delight you, then what is the point?” From driving directions to changing the channels to adjusting our thermostats, we are about to be spending a lot more time talking to bots, virtual assistants, and algorithm-powered advisors. And these virtual buddies are going to need some personality; which is all a long way of saying that there is a new career path for actors and writers — at least until the machine can replace them too. From WaPo: The next hot job in Silicon Valley is for poets. (I knew my Humanities degree would eventually pay off.)

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