4 min read.Updated: 27 Mar 2019, 11:03 PM ISTV.R. Ferose
Novelists may not recognize AI as a fellow-author, but it could help them track plot complexities
Can we use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to write a novel? The writing fraternity might scoff at the idea, but it has already happened. Ross Goodwin, a novelist, went on a road trip across the US in an attempt to emulate Jack Kerouac—to experience being on the road and find something essential to write about. The result, 1 The Road, is being marketed as the first novel written by AI. This writer is a microphone, a GPS, a camera hooked up to a laptop, and plenty of linear algebra.