Hammond Discusses the Future of Computer-generated Narratives on WGBH Radio

Prof. Kristian Hammond was interviewed on Boston's WGBH Radio reguarding the future of computer-generated narratives.

Prof. Kristian Hammond was interviewed on Boston's WGBH Radio reguarding the future of computer-generated narratives.

Prof. Hammond discussed robots, writing, and creativity, alongside bot artist Darius Kazemi on the Thursday, March 19th broadcast of Innovation Hub hosted by Kara Miller. Innovation Hub is a radio show about how we'll lives next.

Read an excerpt from Prof. Hammond's interview: However, at least according to Hammond, there’s nothing intrinsically special about human creativity or intelligence. “The reality is that when you look at creativity, at intelligence, all of these things that seem to differentiate us from animals, at the very bottom of those processes, there can’t just be a box that you can’t unpack. It’s something that can be taught, can be learned, can be trained.” Hammond believes computers could write anything; it’s just a matter of teaching them the right way. Listen to the entire interview