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JULY 12, 2017 //     

Why These Restaurant Recommendations Come From a ‘Bot’ With a Human Touch and Not AI

The InfatuationAs artificial intelligence powers more and more chatbots by the day, one restaurant recommendation and foodie lifestyle website continues to buck that trend with a human-powered “bot.” The Infatuation, launched in 2014 as a side hustle from Andrew Steinthal and Chris Stang, found delivering dining ideas with a human touch to New Yorkers cultivated a deeper connection with its readers. READ MORE

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