“Throughout history, people have asked, ‘what does a rose mean to you?’ Shakespeare once said, ‘a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.’ Webster’s Dictionary defines ‘rose’ as…”

– opening lines to the first bot-written essay to pass the Turing Test

In the bot’s defense, the Turing Test was originally called the “Imitation Game.” Granted, the words “imitation game” are really all they got from skimming the Wikipedia article. Though they did come away from their studies with a very in-depth knowledge of Benedict Cumberbatch’s filmography.

– James