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Quiz: Can You Tell Human Writing from Robot Writing?

Rob Walker
Tech Columnist
July 9, 2014

So far, no algorithm seems to producing writing that will lead to, say, literary acclaim, or a best-selling memoir. But they’re doing a better job of executing basic news and sports write-ups than you might assume. Don’t believe me? Try sorting out which of the passages in this quiz were written by journo-bots, and which by humans.

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