Archive for June, 2012

Poetry in the machine, or poker in Hungary

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Sometimes chance paints the finest picture. An old barn, crumbled by gravity. The perfect arrangement of leaves fallen around the foot of an oak. The delicate wordcraft of Google translate. Take this example, from the Hungarian version of partypoker.com. I type the url into my browser and the Google translate bar pops up and asks, [...]