The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Sunday, November 01, 2015

“I want you to go. But the name doesn't matter. I've saved you from being forever a purple kitten.”

It's November 1st. You know what that means—National Novel Generation Month! It's the National Novel Writing Month for those people who can write code but not necessarily prose. Last year I completed The Quantum Supposition of OZ and it garnered a respectable number of comments (mostly about punctuation, but hey, I'll take what I can get).

I don't have any definitive ideas right now, but I did make a note of machine generated TED-talks as a possible idea. I might also have time to do The Psychotherapy of Racter, or The Descent into Madness of Dr. Eliza. So many possibilities …

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