The Listener: Imaginary Advice

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Computer Says No

Episode: “S.E.I.N.F.E.L.D.” | Podcast: Imaginary Advice | 26m40s

Poet tries to programme a neural net to do stand up comedy, with mixed results. Along the way, he deconstructs the usual rhythms of setup and punchline and disrupts the relationship between comedian and audience. There’s some discussion of the Turing Test and a few good …

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