It’s clear from our conversations with journalists that most folks just don’t know when a machine-learning algorithm might help them with a story.

We’re hoping to change that. Then, once you recognize an algorithm might help you, we’ll give you tools to use, steps to try, and advice on where to get more help.

In my first post for the Quartz AI Studio, I write about the kinds of familiar situations in which investigative journalists may be able to use machine-learning to save time and effort.