Botnik Studios used artificial intelligence to write a brand new Harry Potter chapter, titled “Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash”. How? Well, they trained the AI using an algorithmic tool, created by Jamie Brew, a former writer for Clickhole and The Onion, using all seven of the novels. Continue reading to read the three-page chapter.
“[Botnik writer] Towsen composed the final result by arranging the funniest pieces of copy his team ended up with into a (somewhat) coherent narrative, and added his own touch here and there to make it read more smoothly. If this is any indication of what AI might be able to do if given the power to write our next bestsellers for us, we might be in for a treat,” according to Bored Panda.