DeepDrumpf Twitter bot remixes Donald Trump tweets using deep learning

An AI-powered Twitter-bot has scanned Donald Trump’s outlandish GOP speeches and is producing on-point tweets that could almost have come from the 2016 hopeful himself. While the GOP frontrunner looks to use the platform to seize the presidency, a computer scientist has utilised a Twitter bot to remix Trump’s sentiments. Picking up upon the momentum of the Week Tonight host John Oliver’s #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain takedown, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) roboticist and AI researcher Brad Hayes created the bot last week. The deep-learning “Neural Network trained on Donald Trump transcripts” creates tweets by utilising the sentence probabilities and structures previously posted by Trump to emulate his style – often to comic effect. As described by Hayes, “The bot creates tweets one letter at a time. For example, if the bot randomly begins its…


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