Forget About Racist Tay, This AI Wrote A Novel And Nearly Won A National Literary Prize

A literary prize in Japan was almost won by AI. A couple of teams made of both humans and AI submitted creative writings to the Hoshi Shinichi Literary Award, and one of the novels was shortlisted.(Photo : Anja Coco | Pixabay) An artificial intelligence and its programmers teamed up and participated in a literary contest in Japan, almost winning the final prize. It seems that 2016 will not only be the “year zero” for virtual reality, but for AI as well. Two teams entered submissions which were co-authored by human and AI writers. Earlier this month, DeepMind’s AI computer defeated the world’s best human Go player, four to one. This shows that AI capabilities radically improved, and the AI writer further proves it. One of the novels, aptly named “The day a…


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