Posts Tagged: narrative
One of the hardest parts of developing artificial intelligence, writes Frank Bures for Poets & Writers, is trying to teach computers causality: how and why one thing follows from another.
Humans don’t have to be taught:
We see causality constantly, incessantly, and effortlessly: when we read the news, when we gossip about neighbors, when we watch a movie or read a book….We are constantly cataloguing the story lines around us in an effort to sort out our own.
While browsing the web during a slow pre-holiday weekend day at work, I stumbled across a font family called Vialog, which is intended to be used primarily in signage. One of the fonts in the family, Vialog Signs Conduct, contains some of the most sinister glyphs I’ve ever seen....more
Narrative is charging $20 to submit to their online magazine. That’s for “unsolicited manuscripts.” In other words, if you’re already famous, they won’t charge you. Because really, Michael Chabon is not paying $20 to submit to a literary magazine. But seriously, there is something wrong here....more