This Donald Trump Twitter Bot Is Surprisingly Convincing

There are a lot of bots out in the Twitterverse now, but only one bot has “the best words” and aims to make America great again. Meet Deep Drumpf, a Twitter bot created by a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that pulls text from the speeches and debate transcripts of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. (The name refers to the ancestral surname of the Trump clan, unearthed last week by Jon Oliver.) We have competence. Our people don’t need anybody. I have smart people. DeepDrumpf March 3, 2016 Bradley Hayes, a postdoc at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, created the bot this week using an AI technique called deep learning. The bot creates the tweets randomly one letter at a time but has learned patterns by…


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