This AI Trump Twitter Bot Sounds Creepily Accurate

Marco Rubio is the candidate normally accused of sounding robotic—but is Trump himself even more formulaic? Read the AI Trumpbot’s tweets, and try and persuade yourself you’re not listening to the great hairdo in person. @DeepDrumpf is the work of Bradley Hayes, a postdoc from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. He figured that since Trump talks at the level of a third-grader, it would be easy for a computer to emulate him. [embedded content] Advertisement The algorithm used to spit out tweets is trained on a few hours of debates and victory speeches. It’s a simple process—the bot randomly picks a first letter, and then follows with the next-most likely letter, and keeps building with context until it reaches the 140-character limit. It’s like a simpler version of…


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