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Algorithm Turns Tweets into Poetry

By Harriet Staff

Pentametron is coming for you! Check this out, via Media Bistro:

Meet Pentametron. He’s a robotic Twitter account, but he’s not part of the spam variety – he turns tweets into Shakespeare-like poetry, using an algorithm to seek out and retweet the most poetic of our 140-character musings.

If you’re a fan of The Bard and you love technology, you’ll definitely want to give @Pentametron a follow.

More after the jump. And here’s the Pentametron website, which “gathers the 14 latest retweets and lays them out in an iambic pentameter poem.”


Posted in Poetry News on Monday, May 14th, 2012 by Harriet Staff.