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This Northeastern poet is using computation to write poems—and winning awards for it

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The current AI mania gripping much of the advanced world has the techno-naysayers out in full force. End-of-the-world prognostications abound; but they may be overshadowing some of the more positive examples of collaborations between human beings and computers. 

Enter Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, a poet who—in addition to making poems—is making waves by putting to use computer programs designed to manipulate text to aid in the writing of those poems.

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