What are these posts?

All the posts tagged "auto-generated" were created using Markovify. An open source Python script for generating Markov Chains - A way of predicting what word will come next in a sentence based on the current word.

The script is using a model built from an ever expanding collection of highlights I've made while reading ebooks.

Why are these posts?

David Bowie referencing William Burroughs cut-up technique:

"I suppose it's a very Western Tarot."