Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories

Kurt Vonnegut on teaching a computer to write a story.

Amusing lecture, time unknown, by Kurt Vonnegut on teaching a computer to write a story. Given his reference to a computer not being able to play chess, it was presumably before 1997.

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Comments

  1. Bleev K says:

    Thank you for posting this.

  2. george says:

    Vonnegut’s writing was briliant; sounds like his lectures were as well. Thanks for posting this.