The Policeman's Beard is Half-Constructed: Computer Prose and Poetry
Publication/Creation DateSeptember 1 1984
DescriptionThe Policeman's Beard is Half-constructed was the first book written by a computer. The computer's name was Racter, short for raconteur, which was created by William Chamberlain and Thomas Etter. It was published by Warner Software/Warner Books in 1984.
The book consists of short stories, aphorisms, poetry, and imagined conversations.
Date archivedOctober 1 2018
Last editedOctober 1 2018