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Shall I Compare Thee To An Algorithm? Turing Test Gets A Creative Twist

August 7th, 2015

Episode 173 of 550 episodes

Can a computer program craft passable prose — something readers can't distinguish from human-authored stuff? How about poetry, or dance mixes? New contests pose those challenges.

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