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Tracery

Short description from the website "Tracery is a super-simple tool and language to generate text, by GalaxyKate. It's been used by middle school students, humanities professors, indie game developers, professional bot makers, and lots of regular people, too."

  • PROS:
    • wide variability and a lot of creative use cases.
    • Open Source Javascript library
  • CONS:
    • basic coding skills required

Use cases

Students can experiment with procedural generation of text and build a story generator, twitterbots, news headline generators of a particular journal (parody - media education) or critically imitate a public figure.

How to use it

See the tutorial

Replacement for

more complex twitterbot software

Bibliography

Tracery: An Author-Focused Generative Text Tool Github repository

External links