So happy to share with you: the first scifi story I've ever sold, appearing today in Strange Horizons!
- cryogenic exoplanets
When an AI is trained on words, weird things can happen to the physical domain.
I asked the OpenAI API about horses.
I've been previewing the new @OpenAI API, and honestly despite myself I was a bit nervous when I typed "go ahead and try it." It's that good.
What happens when a neural net tries to write rhyming lyrics?
Apparently, an ode to defunct Swiss chemical company Alusuisse.
The fine rhyming work of
Mark Riedl's Weird A.I. program
I trained a neural net on 1100 escape room names, and now we have some interesting new ways to be stuck in a room.
names and descriptions via Max Woolf's GPT-2-simple
creepy images via artbreeder.com
I had fun experimenting with OpenAI's #jukebox , a neural net that can generate not just musical notation but the entire sound file, including lyrics and shrieks and applause.
of COURSE i used it to produce several unlikely covers of Baby Shark
Someone asked me what would happen if I took a neural net trained to produce images of cats and then trained it on #BritishBakeoff images instead.
If you've ever wished Bakeoff was more like a periodic function I have great news for you
This is delightful: a transcript of a Murderbot/ART AMA interview
Not a question, but I love you MURDERBOT & ART is awesome!
ART: Thank you. You get to live.
MB: It’s kidding.
You know there's something strange going on when you ask your neural net for "a horse on a bicycle" and you get this
For the perhaps five people that haven't heard about this yet: if you are in the US, the Murderbot books will be free to download this week, one per day, starting today with All Systems Red: https://ebookclub.tor.com/
Trained StyleGAN2 on pictures of my cat.
StyleGAN2 had been originally trained on human faces.
This is an intermediate training stage.
Not sure whether to laugh or scream
Trained StyleGAN2 on easter eggs
results strangely wobbly
it's probably fine
I used the neural net GPT-2 to generate some April Fools pranks.
conveniently they're all pranks you play on yourself. or possibly solo performance art.
AI-generated Great British Baking Show - humans mostly fleshblobs
Trained a neural net on the Great British Bakeoff
results were less than cozy
it tried, though
Did you know there's a paper where they spent 3 weeks training a neural net to transform giraffes into birds?
There's a whole class of weird US court cases against inanimate objects:
United States v. Approximately 64,695 Pounds of Shark Fins
United States v One Solid Gold Object In The Form Of A Rooster
I decided to see what a neural net would make of them.
These candles don't (and probably shouldn't) exist.
I trained the neural net GPT-2 on just 72 descriptions of scented candles collected by Amy Pollien The neural net relied on its general internet training for the rest.
Scented candles from a neural net trained on 1000 existing candles
The neural net is based on math, so it is infallible. This is the future.
I train neural networks to write humor at aiweirdness.com | Also a research scientist in optics. She/her
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