Category Archives: Language

Computer writes political speech. Does anyone notice?

Can you tell the difference between a political speech written by a computer program and one written by a speechwriter?┬áValentin Kassarnig at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has written a computer program that writes political speeches on demand and it … Continue reading

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Baseball, wheelhouses, and the effects of technological change on language

  If you watch baseball on TV, you’ve almost certainly heard an announcer describe a pitch as being in the batter’s wheelhouse when the pitch is in the area of the strike zone where the batter has the most success … Continue reading

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