algo generative text


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 API
As our politicians become interchangeable puppets of spin, one can imagine a near future where they are replaced by generative robot systems.
Would anyone notice the difference?
Click on the image below to see them in action.