Dada Twitterbot describes Reuters images
With a Twitter bio explaining “RTs are my purest form of self-expression,” botmaker Colin R. (@cmyr) makes Post-Internet art out of Reuters images and text-generating software Deep Learning under the Twitter handle @INTERESTING_JPG.
Sometimes the text is so banal, it’s hyper-minimalist.
two men in suits are sitting on a public bench . pic.twitter.com/ibXrwSSdeP— INTERESTING.JPG (@INTERESTING_JPG) February 5, 2015
Or other times, it reads like someone overeagerly stuttering over a joke.
one football player is on the ground , as the tries to catch it . pic.twitter.com/embAoWkSwE— INTERESTING.JPG (@INTERESTING_JPG) February 5, 2015
But most times, the text serves as a disconnected epitaph to a harrowing news story.
a group of people who are laying on the sand . pic.twitter.com/5CUhgcNoJW— INTERESTING.JPG (@INTERESTING_JPG) February 5, 2015