Wednesday, July 28, 2010
We're All Literary Greats Now
We recently came across an amazingly inventive site I Write Like last week and can't get enough. Simply copy and paste in your own writing -- or that of a friend's -- and find out which literary great your wordy way most closely approximates. Using an algorithm called a Bayesian classifier (often used to fight spam), the "analyzer" recognizes textual features -- number of words, frequency of commas, directness of speech -- to help you meet your authorial doppelganger. Ariella was dubbed David Foster Wallace-like, while Dan got Cory Doctorow. You're up next, and we'd love to hear who you get....
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