AI-generated language shows more of Nakawaza's machine aesthetic.
US internet artist Darius Kozemi launched the annual NaNoGenMo
contest in 2013 – instead of writing a novel during November
(NaNoWriMo) entries of 50,000 words have to be generated by a
program. "What I want to see is code that produces alien novels
that astound us with their sheer alien-ness," he has said.
"Computers writing novels for computers, in a sense."
Past entries include The Psychotherapy of Racter or The Descent
into Madness of Dr Eliza, in which two chatbots asked each other
questions. Dial "S" for Sudoku's 50,000 words told of "Alice"
solving eight Sudoku puzzles at length plus excerpts from her dream
still life: Artist Robert Todonai programs robot to paint an original |
My “novel” of 2015's NaNoGenMo
The Psychotherapy of Racter or The Descent into Madness of Dr Eliza was mentioned in The Financial Review.
I'm thinking only because of the name,
because I certainly didn't finish it.
And this reminds me,
I have to think up an idea for this years NaNoGenMo …
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