AI Text Generator Completes Prompts to Write Stories, Poems, News Articles, and More
We spent some time trying to throw this AI into complicated directions, and were never disappointed. Head over to Talk to Transformer to see how AI might write your poems, essays, and articles for you. We tried prompts like “Picard is better than Kirk,” “Colorless green dreams sleep furiously,” and “Gover near, Grover far, Grover…”
Even the most advanced chatbots can’t hold a decent conversation, but AI systems are definitely getting better at generating the written word. A new web app provides ample proof, letting anyone enter a text prompt to which AI software will automatically respond.
Enter the start of a made-up news article, and it’ll finish it for you. Ask it a question (by formatting your input like this: “Q: What should I do today?”), and it’ll happily respond.
The site is called TalkToTransformer.com, and it’s the creation of Canadian engineer Adam King. King made the site, but the underlying technology comes from research lab OpenAI. Earlier this year, OpenAI unveiled its new AI language system, GPT-2, and TalkToTransformer is a slimmed-down, accessible version of that same technology, which has been made accessible only to select scientists and journalists in the past. (The name “transformer” refers to the type of neural network used by GPT-2 and other systems.)
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