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Interview Sarah Palin!

October 2nd, 2008, 12:30pm by Sam Wang


This is interesting: a Markov chain-based model of Sarah Palin’s interview answers. It uses her existing public statements to construct a computer model of what words/phrases would be likely to follow one another, then uses the model to generate random answers. It’s relatively coherent. Ask a question! Some ideas.

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