Inspiration & What it does

Fake News are all the rage right now. Inspired by that, we created Alt-News, a Fake News Generator!

How we built it

We use Twilio to receive calls just like 911, then provide the transcription into IBM Watson's Language Tools and do some magic with their NLP tools. The output is then sent to our twitter account at

Our amazing domain name is powered by Radix!

Challenges we ran into

Speech to Text and NLP are not perfect

Accomplishments that we're proud of

It Works!

What we learned

Sleep is NOT overrated.

What's next for Alt-News

The Moon, of course. Actually, scratch that. Next Stop: Mars!

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