Lyric videos have existed as long as YouTube has been popular. I remember watching static pictures of my favorite artists, curated by other fans and YouTube users, as lyrics flashed across the screen. Instead of going to “metrolyrics.com” or “azlyrics.com”, I could sing along with the music playing in the background. The […]
REPRINTED LAB REPORT TEXT FROM WRITTEN? KITTEN! FOR READABILITY While there is obviously a multitude of different ways to engage with multimodal composition and online writing that are crafted for purposes of dissemination, publication, and communication, for this lab I’m trying to engage with multimodal writing on a personal, centralized, […]
The line of poetry I chose to alter using the bot is from my favorite poem, “On Joy and Sorrow” by Kahlil Gibran. The original line is: The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. https://twitter.com/techoftextbot
I finished all my labs but this was too much fun to pass up.
Code: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/72192365/eliza.txt My prior experience with coding of any variety has been limited to HTML and PHP, and while those languages obviously offer creative possibilities in terms of website building, this exercise was a creative end of coding I’d never considered in much depth before. The idea of a “chatterbot” mostly reminds me […]
This lab was an interesting one for me not because of the novelty of coding (I’ve been coding for about 7 years on and off) but because of what we were coding: bots. I ended up not getting my bot program working due to being, shall we say, “overly ambitious”, but in […]
Creating the Eliza Chatterbot was an exercise that was very different from anything I’ve done before. As I learned more of the code I began to be able to get to the point where it almost seemed like a real conversation (albeit very scripted and basic). Once I grasped the […]