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IBM 650 wrote fiction?
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John McKown
2017-08-29 11:50:24 UTC
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/08/29/ibm_1960s_story_writing_software/
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Paul Gilmartin
2017-08-29 13:20:08 UTC
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Post by John McKown
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/08/29/ibm_1960s_story_writing_software/
And a couple decades later:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racter

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Jack J. Woehr
2017-08-29 14:27:32 UTC
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Post by John McKown
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/08/29/ibm_1960s_story_writing_software/
This could explain Game of Thrones.
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Phil Smith III
2017-09-01 13:44:41 UTC
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That wasn't fiction, that was COBOL (cf. "You can write your program in <any
language>, or you can write a story about your program in COBOL")!






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