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.
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.
Corn ethanol producer Poet is getting into the cellulosic ethanol business with a plant that can convert corn cobs and kernel husks into ethanol.
iWonder is a new series of interactive guides for your 'second screen', starting with the BBC's World War One season.
Eric Drass' Factbot cooks up bogus "facts," attaches pix to create "nice meme-type image-and-text" combos, then Tweets them to see how they spread. Drass wants us to question our "reality tunnels."
MoMA's poet laureate wants your help printing the Internet in honor of the open-access activist, who committed suicide while facing prosecution. Not everyone thinks it's the best way to go about a tribute though.
The Web is a natural hunting ground for the scavenging surrealist. And artist Barbara Lattanzi salvages the Net's cultural detritus to strange effect with her "C-SPAN Karaoke."