Ownership and Plagiarism of generated texts

Two of the questions after the text generation experiments dealt with ownership of the text. Do you feel that you have used somebody else’s work? [Likart scale 1-5, Strongly Agree, Agree… Strongly Disagree] Does this seem relevant and why? Do you think you could sell this as your own work? [Likart scale 1-5] Do you Continue Reading

Guess the original classics – Born Into Slavery

This is a game to see if you can identify the original story author in the generated text below. It has a new title: Born Into Slavery. The generated text is followed by the classic story which was used as the prompt for the computer generation. For technical details see end.   Born Into Slavery Continue Reading

Fake News – what do real writers think about it? AI research

I examined in August 2020 research (UAL London see credits) what happens when writers use a computer text generator to write articles, giving them only an image prompt. There is a summary of the Study in the Index. Go to Index of AI research Fake News – (or ‘fake news’) what do real writers think Continue Reading

Writing occupation and emotions in text generation

In August 2020 research (UAL, see credits) I examined what would happen if and when writers use a computer text generator to write articles, giving them only an image prompt. The idea was to only use professional or serious amateur writers. Go to Index of AI research Joy, Fear, Anger, Sadness – emotion charts are Continue Reading

Computer-Human Hybrid AI Writing and Creative Ethics

Introduction This blog is about my 2020 research into computer text generation and the effects on professional ands amateur writers. I am working on this topic at the University of the Arts London (UAL CCI, Dir. Mick Grierson). No-one has asked creatives or writers what they think of the new ‘AI’ systems that generate readable Continue Reading