Give that headline ☝️ to Amazon's text-to-speech converter, and you're in for a surprise. The language processor sees right through your weak attempt at censorship and says that bad boy aloud. We hilariously discovered this yesterday with a bot we're testing that turns text from the Quartz app into speech. Our bot scanned this (awesome) lead, … Continue reading What the actual f***?
It's become sport in some circles to juxtapose old Donald Trump tweets with his latest statements or positions — and calling out tweets that haven't aged well. Quartz's Annalisa Merelli wondered if we could build bot to do something similar. So we gave it a shot. Detecting irony and contradiction is probably best left to human … Continue reading @TrumpOfYore: Using AI and math to find similar tweets from the president’s past
We're making bots at Quartz and keeping a diary as we go. Right here. We'll be spilling our joys and disappointments, along with code and insights. We hope to provide solid recommendations and code you can actually use, but along the way we'll report on half-baked experiments, silly ideas and abject failures, too. We hope you'll learn from our learning … Continue reading Opening our bot book