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Will AI Ever Write a Critically Acclaimed Novel?

AI is starting to write and some of the copy reads quite well. Other writing is garbage. What’s the capability and limitation of writing by AI? Will AI ever write a novel that wins the Nobel Prize for Literature? Robert J. Marks and Dr. Selmer Bringsjord discuss creativity, artificial intelligence, and writing.

Show Notes

  • 00:37 | Introducing Selmer Bringsjord, Professor — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • 01:15 | Will AI ever write creative prose?
  • 04:33 | The need for characters
  • 06:14 | The mechanics of writing and Proust
  • 08:04 | The complexity of language
  • 11:34 | AI and financial reports
  • 14:29 | Sports reporting
  • 17:40 | Paper generators (Sci-Gen, MathGen)
  • 18:42 | Recognizing AI generated content

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Will AI Ever Write a Critically Acclaimed Novel?