Diffbot, a Palo Alto, Calif. start-up, hopes its new technology will let websites create content that appeal more to the human eye.
The company opened its code to developers this week and will encourage them to use it while designing any number of services. Diffbot’s program uses visual-learning robotics and artificial intelligence to analyze web content visually, like a person, instead of analyzing a website’s code. AOL partnered with Diffbot earlier this year during a beta test and used the technology to design its iPad app.
News organizations and content distributors will likely head to Diffbot in hordes, hoping its programs can help craft better homepages and display text in a more visually appealing way.
So in essence, to help us read more on the web, all it will take is robots.
Read more at The New York Times.