Day: December 26, 2013

  • Automatically Familiar

    Automatically Familiar

    More from the ever weirder frontier of automated humanity. The Atlantic has a fascinating piece on how the telemarketing industry has evolved to marry call scripts and recorded snippets of smooth-talking sales people to create what the author calls, “cyborg¬†telemarketing” The company that made the UI above is called Avatar Technologies. They turn the telemarketer’s…