The rise of artificial intelligence and automation is everywhere — not least in amazingly offbeat forms of dialogue. Here are five of the best.

The release of a new Harry Potter book is always an event. However, the eighth entry in the canon of wizardly adventures was not actually written by J.K.

Rowling. Botnik Studios released The Handsome One, a three-page chapter of literature produced by an algorithm.

It hardly shows. “‘I think it’s okay if you like me,’ said one Death Eater.

‘Thank you very much,” replied the other. The first Death Eater confidently leaned forward to plant a kiss on his cheek. Read more from…

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