My light reading for the day.
Apologies in advance to the WHTO team.
- What is it like to be a bot? by Samantha Shorey
- Activist Bots: Helpful But Missing Human Love? by Saiph Savage
- Bots: A definition and some historical threads by Allison Parrish
- Our friends, the bots? by Alexis Lloyd
- On Paying Attention: How to Think about Bots as Social Actors by Madeleine Elish
- What is the Value of a Bot? by danah boyd
- Rise of the Peñabots by Luis Daniel Palacios
- A Brief Survey of Journalistic Twitter Bot Projects by Lainna Fader