Evidently, a new literary giant has emerged in the city where Shakespeare was born. And amazingly, the latest bard with a poetic flare is an inanimate object – and it’s in the library!
It turns out that a staff member noticed that the book return scanners was producing “charming found poetry” on the book return receipts which were “downright lyrical.”
Stratford-upon-Avon is usually thought of as the birthplace of Shakespeare, but perhaps in the future it will be known as the birthplace of our greatest accidental machine poet: an RFID-based book scanning machine that turns returned titles into verse…”
Tom Gilson. Test Bio