Are you not terrified and repulsed??

I prompted GPT-3 with some human proposals for marking a nuclear waste site, in a way that will still be forbidding millennia from now.

"I’m not sure how to feel about the fact that telling a neural net to pretend it’s a smaller, more-confused neural net is now easier than actually training the smaller neural net."

wow @janellecshane
welcome to the future I guess

Rather than collect 1000s of supervillain bios, train a neural net on them, and style-transfer them all to be about AI, I just had GPT-3 generate the resulting blog post.

I collected my favorite AI supervillains and illustrated them.

There are several ways of getting GPT-3 to generate drawing prompts.

For I chose to give it a short story to complete, in which it had to generate lines for an erratic station AI. The neural net took over after "1."

The neural net suggested drawing prompts based on how the words fit, and not on any concept of how the objects might look. This list makes that abundantly clear.

I'm hand-curating the GPT-3 generated prompts because many of the neural net's drawing prompts are terrible for one reason or another.
Here are some of the prompts that were unfairly difficult.

For the first collection I generated, I had GPT-3 generate "things". Here's an alternate collection in which I had the neural net generate "concepts". It's different, but I'm not sure if it's easier.

Introducing , a set of AI-generated drawing prompts for each day in October!

I generated these using GPT-3, a neural net trained on a huge amount of internet text, but not on drawing prompts specifically. (This explains a lot)

Certainly, the image of her ripping open a spaceship hull with arm strength alone would not have been good for marketing the EZ-Clean bot system. Rawr, she thought. And also, beep.

(by @janellecshane)

A single typo in an Open Street Map entry caused an ordinary 2-story building in Melbourne to become an eerie 212-story pillar.

The Melbourne Monolith is now the most famous landmark in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. A successful completion of the Monolith Challenge is to land neatly on its roof.

[images: fulltimespy]


In today's disturbing news, I discovered that GPT-3 can write AI Weirdness blog posts.

1st paragraph is my prompt. The rest is GPT-3 simulating the fumbling of a much less powerful neural net.

birdsite user @ConcernedCraig wrote this and I'm so pleased:

my nams janelle
and when a i
at riting pomes
can onli try

and its atempts
ar blest or curst
i sneek rite in
i post the wurst

what inception level is gpt-3 describing a meme from 2019 in a pseudo-chaucerian poetry form from late 2016?

I used GPT-3 to generate personality quizzes, and it turned out better than I expected.

Which artificial intelligence are you?

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