I wrote this story for the Sydney Morning Herald. I used to work at RMIT as a senior lecturer in the professional writing programs. I was interested in how far creativity could be pushed in the creation of literature. It doesn't have much to do with resume writing but did you know there are programs out now which can write resume resumes which fool the most seasoned recruiters? The rise of Artificial Intelligence has just begun.
"A hallmark of civilisation has been the drive to create unique stories that explore the human condition. Now robots are learning to write fiction. Is nothing sacred?
No computer has yet written the Great Australian Novel because they have some of the same handicaps that afflict human writers. Writing is hard. Although computers can work unhindered by free will, alcohol or divorce, such advantages are outweighed by a lack of life experience or emotions.