[CentralOH] Comedic texts in Python

Eric Floehr eric at intellovations.com
Sat Jun 4 20:34:04 EDT 2016


What happens when you get a comedy writer for The Onion and ClickHole to
program something in Python?

You get a hand-selected (rather than random) Markov chain generator and
hilarious resulting texts, including a play:

http://www.dailydot.com/lol/jamie-brew-predictive-text-clickhole-coding-comedy/

Excerpt: "Brew may have been newish to coding—he told me he took one course
in college, and learned Python specifically for this project—but his
predictive text emulator was real. He posted the source code, along with a
detailed explanation of how it works, on GitHub."


Code is here:

https://github.com/jbrew/pt-voicebox
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