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How to Harness Data Science for Experimental Creative Writing

NYU professor Allison Parrish describes a new frontier in marrying textual analysis and poetry.
Michael Byrne
10.4.17
Bard bot
Bard bot

Watch This Adorable Robot Write Poems on the Beach

’Poet on the Shore’ takes input from its surroundings and uses it to generate ephemeral poetry in the sand.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.16.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

The Guy Who Saved Your iPhone From Hackers Is Stuck in a UAE Jail

'Million dollar dissident' Ahmed Mansoor’s actions protected millions of iPhone users from sophisticated spyware. If you care about your privacy and security, you should be fighting for his release.
Tanya O'Carroll
5.12.17
history
history

Scientists Use the Stars to Date a 2500-Year-Old Poem

Software and poetry combine to reproduce the sky as thousands of years ago.
Steve Huff
5.15.16
Culture
Culture

The Dark Web Now Has a Literary Journal

The two editors explain how they met on Galaxy, an anonymous dark web social network.
Joseph Cox
1.25.16
poetry
poetry

Chaos Communication Congress Hackers Invaded Millions of Servers With a Poem

“The internet is ours, and it is adorable.”
Joseph Cox
1.5.16
Features
Features

How Machines Write Poetry

It’s easy to write software that creates legible poetry. But computer scientists are interested in the next step: a program that’s actually creative.
Elizabeth Preston
12.15.15
Gaming
Gaming

Can Poems About Network Optimization Get Poetry a New Audience?

We talked to Raph Koster about how to get games into poems, and poems into game.
Emanuel Maiberg
12.6.15
rap
rap

Make Your Own Lyrics With this Artificial Intelligence Rap Bot

DeepBeat is a machine learning algorithm that mines large amounts of data to create rap.
Emiko Jozuka
11.5.15
Twitter
Twitter

The Poem Twitter Wrote

Francesco Levato is curating lines from an "exquisite corpse"-style collaborative poem on Twitter.
Emiko Jozuka
9.7.15
Twitter
Twitter

I Fell in Love With a Twitter Bot

I was confused but impressed. Who was this guy?
Hannah Epstein
7.30.15
Culture
Culture

Teaching Robots to Appreciate Poetry

Turning metaphor into metadata.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.20.15