Lighting the fuse
The FUSE AI Workshop was truly inspiring. We spent the day with diverse, inspiring speakers, teaching us about how AI can be used in journalism, and we even got a little taste of how machine learning works and how we can put it to practical use.
In my line of work, I often write about AI and edit articles on how it is used in various fields, like healthcare, for instance, but I never truly reflected on how it could be used in journalism, or how it can help make my job easier using the simplest techniques.
Not only am I inspired to take on stories that required mining mountains of data for information, but I am also better able to understand the stories I cover. This was a very good opportunity to meet like-minded colleagues and reflect on new ways to do my job.
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