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Bot or not? Try to tell a human poet from a computer

The Bot or Not Web site, called a "Turing test for poetry," lets users guess whether poems have been penned by a human or an algorithm. It's not always easy.

By March 10, 2014

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Hire a PayPal poet without anyone knowing it

A new PayPal service lets you order a custom-written poem for your paramour just in time for Valentine's Day. Crave writer Michael Franco tells you all about it in partial verse.

By February 7, 2014

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Poet to make ethanol from corn cobs next year

Corn ethanol producer Poet is getting into the cellulosic ethanol business with a plant that can convert corn cobs and kernel husks into ethanol.

By August 13, 2008

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AI composes poetry in the style of the classics

An AI created by a PhD student at MIT analyses the work of poets to choose the best words for new works that could have been written by the original authors.

By January 28, 2014

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Literally wrestle with the words of James Joyce

Rather than helping you read faster, He Liked Thick Word Soup sees you literally grappling with words in order to construct passages from James Joyce's Ulysses.

By June 10, 2014

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Cryptographers assemble! Mystery text found in 16th-century Homer

The University of Chicago Library is seeking help identifying mysterious marginalia found in a rare 16th-century edition of Homer's "Odyssey."

By April 28, 2014

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Cryptographers assemble! Mystery text found in 16th century Homer

The University of Chicago Library is seeking help to identify mysterious marginalia found in a rare 16th century edition of Homer's Odyssey.

By April 27, 2014

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BBC iWonder helps you learn on phone or tablet as you watch TV

iWonder is a new series of interactive guides for your 'second screen', starting with the BBC's World War One season.

By January 20, 2014

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Poetic nanotech poster eats air pollution

An experimental poster created with an air-purifying nanotech formula is currently scrubbing pollutants out of the atmosphere in England.

By May 15, 2014