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Automatic for the People: Editing and Your Future

"Developers are rushing to create these new automated tools because this new technology is exciting and truly promises to revolutionize editing."7/19/2017 10:00 PM Eastern
Postproduction expert Larry Jordan, considering a series of recent technology advances including increased automation and machine learning, recently wrote the essay, "I'm Worried About the Future of Editing."

"Over the past 18 months that leads me to believe automated editing will be a common reality in two years or less," he says.

"Developers are rushing to create these new automated tools because this new technology is exciting and truly promises to revolutionize editing... but, as editors, we are on the other side of the coin. If we are not careful, we'll find ourselves on the outside looking in."

Jordan then outlines what editors can do to avoid becoming "obsolete." You can read his entry here.

Upon reading this essay, his colleague Philip Hodgetts, responded with "Thoughts About Larry Jordan's 'Worries on the future of Editing.'" You can read that entry here.
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