You Have to Read These Horror Stories Written by Artificial Intelligence, They’re Funny

You Have to Read These Horror Stories Written by Artificial Intelligence, They’re Funny

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The mad scientists at MIT have resurrected Frankenstein writer Mary Shelley, who died over 150 years ago. Not really. Sorry, I lead you on. Really, they made an artificially intelligent Twitter account that’s collaborating with users to write horror vignettes. But the bot is named ‘Shelley.’   Its similarities to Mary Shelley are limited. For one, the bot doesn’t write its own stuff, it just riffs off user input. Specifically, Shelley borrows her horror sensibilities (i.e. data) from the subreddit r/nosleep. Once Shelley starts a story, you can tweet the next line, and it will continue from there. Because it’s a …