All the news that's fit to link.
Quotes from Travels with Charlie In Search of America by John Steinbeck:
"The best way to attract attention, help, and conversation is to be lost."
Quotes from Beloved by Toni Morrison.
"The sky above them was another country. Winter stars, close enough to lick, had come out before sunset."
@NewOnWiki is a Twitter bot that tweets every new article created on Wikipedia.
Wikipedia changes -- including recent edits, new pages, watch lists, contributions, and more -- can be monitored with RSS or Atom feeds, creating all sorts of bot-worthy opportunities.
I picked up an old copy of E.B. White’s Writings From The New Yorker 1927-1976 from a rack at the Berkeley Book Fair, and this is the best $2 I have spent all year.
Content Warning: Some NSFW bot language
I recently trained a Twitter bot with a recurrent neural network (RNN) to tell question-answer jokes. Once in a blue moon, it would say something amusing. But most of the time -- a startlingly high percentage of the time -- it would say something bizarre and offensive. So, I had to kill it.