It will be an understatement to say that I didn’t take pleasure in Ready Player One. Not even a personally-targeted Cory Doctorow reference might save my studying expertise from the sensation that I would been cheated by some historic demon designed to kill my mind by low cost pandering in an in any other case empty void of masturbatory literary schlock.
(I acknowledge and respect that many others disagree, and that your mileage might range. I simply felt like I used to be studying a nasty 50 Shades of Gray fanfic geared toward me and my associates.)
Based mostly on the early samples of Ready Player Two which have been floating across the Web, it has in some way achieved the near-superhuman distinction of in some way being worse.
So I pulled a number of paragraphs from the free Amazon pattern, and feed them into a number of completely different AI textual content mills to see what they’d come up. And both these AI are sentient, or Ernest Cline is an AI, or the ebook’s simply … actually not that good.
Listed here are a number of the paragraphs I began with:
And listed here are a number of the outcomes I bought:
You’ll be able to try extra full excerpts over at Medium.
I asked different AI text generators to re-write READY PLAYER TWO [Thom Dunn / Medium]
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