In her delightful blog AI Weirdness, Janelle Shane entered 18,458 unique bills introduced in Massachusetts into a neural network, which then created some rather hilarious bills, including:
An Act To Combat Gas In The Town Of Nantucket
An Act To Promote Uniformity In Use Of Elevators
An Act Further Regulating Dog Trassifiers
An Act Relative To Mitted Honing In A Certain Park Land In The Commonwealth
An Act To Reduce Transparency In The Status Of The Board Of Selectmen In The City Of Boston
Stop over to see the longer list, including generated human names of the bills' sponsors.
• New bills introduced by neural network (AI Weirdness)
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