Last feedback question – final comments

Q6 – Please comment on anything else you noticed. (There was no Likart scale.) Summary All comments were positive and neutral in this final section. Four plagiarism comments and one fake news comment were also in here (and have been moved), showing it is useful to have a general question at the end to pick Continue Reading

Word processor with added text generator

After the experiments, Question 4 was “Do you think you would use this, or a similar feature, in an ideas editor or word processor? Extra features?” Summary Likart median score was 3, Neutral (actually, balanced). The data shows that this polarised opinion, with positive only slightly more than negative, and few neutrals. There were no Continue Reading

Did people enjoy using the text generator?

After the three experiments, people were first asked two related questions. Question 1 “Enjoyment (what was Most and Least enjoyable)”. Summary People most liked the stimulation of a responsive ideas generator, rather than expecting the system to actually write coherent relevant text. The ‘least interesting’ question produced more specific replies, and specific complaints about the Continue Reading

A Mountain of Pent Up Tears – children’s stories generated texts

Children’s stories – this is part of the classic literature series on this blog, experiments in hybrid fiction.  I turned out so fast, I barely looked back. (I turned to look, only to find the figure had gone.) What has gone before was the dark room. In the far left corner lay a pile of Continue Reading

All the Rubbish of a Great City – classic literature vs text generation

  From the series of classic literature vs the future… All The Rubbish of a Great City Part 1: No Sun Ever Since That Day   Dear Farewell You may be glad to see your letter of 6th April last from me. You are still in the good humour of the last time, and I Continue Reading

Stanley Lying in his Lap – classic literature

  Classic literature vs artificial intelligence – try and guess classic source.   Stanley Lying in his Lap His face was almost as pale as his fur and the top part of his ears were slightly raised above the shoulder blades. “Oh, God, what’s happened to me?” he said. “How on Earth have they left Continue Reading

Why Don’t Cannibals Eat Clowns?

Part of the text generation series – see blog index. Why don’t cannibals eat clowns? Because cannibalism doesn’t produce the same health benefits as killing clowns, you will have only about 60% of your body weight of body fat left, leaving you with less body fat and no protection against the other 50%. By choosing Continue Reading

Guess the original literature classics – The Distant Shout of the Great Storm

This is a game to see if you can identify the original story author in the generated text below. It has a new title: The Distant Shout of the Great Storm. This is Episode1 of The Tower of Doom. Any horror/death related texts will be in the series. You have been warned. Although they are pretty Continue Reading

Micro Arts in the Computer Arts Society – launch today

Celebrating 36 years of my computer art organisation, the art and texts are the first entry in the new Computer Arts Archive part of the Computer Arts Society CAS British Computer Society BCS. There was a launch event as part of EVA London 2020. NEWS: Today: Micro Arts ground-breaking work on Computer Arts Archive (BCS) Continue Reading