Clockwork Conversation: Not Everything Could Be Half of Something

poetry for robots

An x-ray picture of a man's head, which is filled with various tools that resemble the interior of a normal head.

Clockwork Conversation: Not Everything Could Be Half of Something

In 1562, Don Carlos, the seventeen-year-old heir apparent to the Spanish throne, falls down a flight of stairs. Tragically, he sustains a terrible head wound. His father, King Philip II,

Poetry by Robots for Robots

A lot of ink and electrons have been spilled on the task of getting our machines to pass the Turing test. It is indeed an accomplishment of some proportion if a computer’s linguistic or artistic output can pass for human-generated. But does a passing grade really mean genuine awareness?

What Would Robot Poetry Look Like?

Teach Your Automaton to Feel

Robots Are Learning to Write Poetry

Vice Motherboard logo. This logo is the capital letter M with the background filled in with various circuits and computer components, with the colors including black, dark blues, and neon green. The word “MOTHERBOARD” also is printed in similar fashion in smaller text below the letter M.

Teaching Robots to Appreciate Poetry