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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 Mar. 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 Feb. 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 Aug. 13, 2008

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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 Jan. 20, 2014

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Mindless retweeting is the target for artist's fib-producing 'Factbot'

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."

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Artist wants to print out entire Internet to honor Aaron Swartz

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.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Sing along with C-SPAN

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."

By Jul. 27, 2005