Here are some mushrooms named by a neural net. They may be edible. For certain definitions of edible.
@janellecshane I tried to go fishing in a pond and got attacked by a thief. It was somehow almost coherent.
Playing a dungeon game where a neural net is DMing has a lot in common with lucid dreaming.
Text in particular is slippery and resistant to being read.
I trained a neural net to generate crochet hat patterns, and they showed a disturbing tendency to explode into ruffled hyperbolic yarn-eating shapes.
image credit: Chunky Hat, crocheted by Joannastar
Another "Science/SF New Releases for Fall" list. This one is nice and tight and short. (I'd already preordered "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You" from @janellecshane but I picked up "Fortuna" by Kristyn Merbeth.)
Decided to put the new GPT-774M neural net to a vigorous test: writing fanfiction.
It actually does really well.
What if the XFL had used the neural net that named these high school robotics teams?
The XFL announced their 2020 team names yesterday and for a league led by the CEO of WWE they're surprisingly unremarkable.
What if they had named them with a neural network instead?
ht David Griner for the idea; neural net sampled via talktotransformer.com
Okay a neural fake news generator DOES have its uses
This is what snacks will be like in the Simulation.
The gpt-2 neural net attempted to add to a list of British snacks and came up with these.
When I was trying to come up with a title for the AI Weirdness book, I tried training a neural net to generate titles.
There were a LOT of rejected titles.
I'm so excited to finally announce this: there's going to be an AI Weirdness book!!
Preorder here (preorders are like super-orders that really help a book do well):
research outpost on the surface of Titan apparently
I train neural networks to write humor at aiweirdness.com | Also a research scientist in optics. She/her
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