Your new robot overlords

Say hello to your new writing teacher.

Say hello to your new writing teacher.

The SAT essay is currently graded by humans, but that could change someday very soon. A number of organizations are working on software that provides accurate, consistent grades and feedback on student essays, which could revolutionize how the SAT is scored–and perhaps how much it costs, as well. As we approach the Singularity, you might even be allowed to type your essay–a radical shift from the traditional number 2 pencil method. O tempora o mores!

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