Category Archives: algo

Algo-Politics

These two gentlemen are algo-politicians. Their faces, and the words they speak are a blend of David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband. The text is generated from utterences made by the three Party Leaders in the House of Commons, harvested from Hansard via the wonderful TheyWorkForYou.com API As our politicians become interchangeable puppets of […]

Rap the BBC News

Hip Hop is sometimes described as ‘the word from the street’. However, we tend to spend most of our time digesting broadcast news as our source of global current affairs – a considerably more sedate form. I wondered whether the two could be combined – so I built a machine to Rap the BBC News. […]

Landlord Radio

Landlord Radio is an algorithmically generated internet radio station. The station is primarily voiced by The Landlord, the host of a virtual bar in the TinyWeb, and plays a continuous stream of computer generated BotStep music interspersed with regular spoken word programming. Listen to Landlord Radio All the content is generated by code, from the […]

@cutupmusic

An experiment running alongside the Cut Up Magazine, I created a twitter account to review bands at The Great Escape, in real time. Using a similar approach to writing the reviews, tweets were constructed referencing the band, their songs, the venue and similar artists – the tweets were then delivered live as the bands were […]