Digital poetry — 5 ways to combine human and computer languages

June 28, 2020

By The Conversation

Since lockdown, everyone has had to rely heavily on digital technologies: be it Zoom work meetings and lengthy email chains, gaming and streaming services for entertainment, or social media platforms to organize everything from groceries to protests. Human existence is now permeated by non-human computer language. This includes poetry. Digital technologies can disseminate and publish contemporary poetry, and also create it. Digital artists combine human and computer languages to create digital poetry, which can be grouped into at least five genres. 1. Generative poetry Generative poems use a program or algorithm to generate poetic text from a database of words…

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