Haikuleaks Cable Poetry: 65 Haikus in 1830 Cables #WikiLeaks

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Mon, Jan 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

By combining Jonathan Feinberg's haikufinder, a program designed to locate haikus in unstructured English text, with the text version of the WikiLeak's diplomatic cables, you get the HaikuLeaks, 65 Haikus from 1830 US Embassy Cables. Click here to read them.

For haikus that are machine generated, they're not only beautiful, but make just as much sense as the real cables. Here's an example:

"We have made request   after request," he said, "Whydoesn't the U.S. respond?

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