“Times Haiku” by Jacob Harris and The New York Times

This program mines articles in the New York Times home page, and using a dictionary and syllable counting algorithm and a few filters, discover sentences that can be cut into the shape of a haiku. The output of this generator is vetted by NY Times journalists, who identify the best ones for publication in the … Read more

“Tweet Haikus” by Brandon Wood

This bot data mines a 1% sample of the public Twitter stream to identify tweets that could be considered haiku. It then republishes the result, formatting it as can be seen above, and retweets the original in its Twitter account. The page the haikus are published in uses random background images of nature, a nod … Read more

“@HaikuD2” by John Burger

This cleverly named bot finds haiku in the twitterverse and republishes them in a recognizable format. The program “runs on @johndburger’s laptop” and even though the code isn’t available, the basic procedure can be inferred from the results as a set of steps: The program uses Twitter API to pull tweets to analyze, filtering out … Read more

“Frequency [Tanka, Haiku]” by Scott Rettberg and the machine (part 2 of 5)

This is part 2 of a series of 5 postings on poems generated by the “Frequency” program. For an overview of the series, visit the first entry. The Japanese Tanka (which literally means “short poem”) is represented here as a 5-line poem in which the first and third lines are selected from the 5-syllable line … Read more

“Free Haiku!” by The Dada Sprockets and Ingrid Ankerson

This “reactive” (a.k.a. responsive or interactive) poem does an admirable job of representing the haiku in digital media, much like “Basho’s Frogger” by Neil Hennessy. Built upon a looping image of a drawing of a tree changing through the seasons, while a stick figure walks across the screen representing its shifting mood through body language. … Read more

Ejemplos de Literatura Electrónica

La literatura electrónica tiene muchas modalidades y géneros desarrollados durante su historial de más de 65 años. Aquí hay algunos ejemplos de obras que les mostrarán algo del potencial de este tipo de literatura. ¿Qué es la literatura electrónica? Lea una definición detallada en inglés, o una definición breve en español. La palabra en movimiento: … Read more

I ♥ E-Poetry visita la Feria Internacional del Libro Eugenio María de Hostos

El sábado 31 de enero de 2015 I ♥ E-Poetry estará presente en la Feria Internacional del Libro Eugenio María de Hostos. Visita nuestra mesa para demonstraciones de literatura y poesía digital, un nuevo género literario que explora el potencial expresivo del lenguaje en ambientes digitales. He aquí algunos ejemplos de literatura digital. ¿Qué es … Read more

“Poemita” by Eduardo Navas

Poemita by Eduardo Navas is an online collection of micropoems published on the Twitter platform which Navas began in January 2010, and which he has continued publishing up to the present day. Navas locates Poemita within his broader portfolio of projects that he has developed with ‘random brief statements’ (http://navasse.net/poemita/), and each tweet constitutes an … Read more

I ♥ E-Poetry @ Caguas Mini Maker Faire

El sábado 31 de enero de 2015 I ♥ E-Poetry estará presente en el Caguas Mini Maker Faire. Visita nuestra mesa para demonstraciones de literatura y poesía digital, un nuevo género literario que explora el potencial expresivo del lenguaje en ambientes digitales. He aquí algunos ejemplos de literatura digital. La palabra en movimiento: Seattle Drift … Read more

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