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Trial 4 - The AutoSummarizer
Trial 5

Inaugural Address of William Jefferson Clinton, 42nd President of the United States The U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC, January 20, 1993:

To renew America we must be bold. Americans deserve better. The world economy, the world environment, the world Aids crisis, the world arms race--they affect us all.

Working with whole sentences, the AutoSummarizer makes more obvious sense. It also seems more boring and perhaps less prone to serendipitous insight. Now that I am less afraid of the capability of this deus ex machina to interfere with my profession, and more interested in its power to read tea-leaves, I strain to be fair one last time and ask for a further summary showing 5 percent of the text. This is what comes out:

Trial 5

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