HAL 9000 meets Harlequin Romance

According to NPR Weekend Edition, Google is enhancing its Artificial Intelligence Engine’s tone of voice with help from romance novels. Here is a link to the audio:

Google Feeds Its AI Engine Formulaic Romance…

Let us hope this is not where the tutelage of artificial intelligence ends. Intriguing though, to contemplate if things would have gone better in 2001: A Space Odyssey if Dave Bowman had tried reading HAL some risqué prose.

Author: Jake Christensen

Jake Christensen is a Michigan-based writer currently exploring his Mormon heritage through poetry. Also a space enthusiast, he has attended NASA Socials at Glenn Research Center and Goddard Space Flight Center. In addition to past performances in regional and educational theater, Jake periodically appears in Moth StorySLAMs.

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