Decided to see what would happen if I trained a neural net to write names for self-aware AIs.
May I present: GPT-2 trained on AI names from Iain M. Banks's Culture novels
A Small Note of Disrespect sounds totally legit.
@janellecshane ass federation 👌
@janellecshane Now ask it to name itself. Or perhaps better not.
@janellecshane As a Culture Ship, I approve.
My personal favorites, with classification added:
GCU Not Disquieting At All
VFP Scruffy And Determined
LSV Race To The Bottom
GSV Absently Tilting To One Side
ROU(d) A Small Note Of Disrespect
GCU What Exactly Is It With You?
GCU Sobering Reality Check
LSV Happy to Groom Any Animals You Want
@janellecshane tag yourselves, I'm Absently Tilting to One Side
@janellecshane Nice! I see your AI work is going better than mine. XD
@janellecshane "Sobering Reality Check" is absolutely spot on, as is "A Small Note of Disrespect".
@janellecshane tag yourself I'm "happy to groom any animals you want"
(ps those are really cool results and cute drawings)
@clockworkContraption yes for some reason no gravitas in the results
@janellecshane they look pretty authentic tbh
@janellecshane that's freaking brilliant
@janellecshane I'm ASS FEDERATION with a little Not Disquieting At All
@janellecshane why are they nearly all ROUs and GOUs is my question
tag yourself, I'm 8 Angry Doughnut Feelings
@janellecshane my favourite is definitely LGRPllvmkiqquubkhakqqtdfayyyjjmnkkgalagi'qvqvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv
@janellecshane are you sure that ASS FEDERATION is a self-aware AI and not an item from the feature list of Mastodon?
@janellecshane ASS FEDERATION! I'm dying! 🤣
@janellecshane Some of these would make great Culture ship names.
@janellecshane These are amazing!
@janellecshane oh gosh
this has genuinely brightened up a horrid day, thankyou
Then I guess Disastrously Varied Mental Model for Non-Authoratitive Information wouldn't work at all. ;)
@FiXato More's the pity.
@janellecshane brb, buying a sailboat, naming it m/v ASS FEDERATION
@janellecshane How wonderful!
@janellecshane "Pickles And Harpsichord" sound like a law firm. ;-)
OTOH, "Hand Me The Gun And Ask Me Again" sounds like something that you'd see on a t-shirt.
Oh, and the cat names are all perfect!
If anyone wants to know how the **#^ such weird names turn up? "Protip: Don’t Ask"
@janellecshane these are amazing. i need to use this to name my ships in elite dangerous
@janellecshane GCV ASS FEDERATION (Eccentric)
@janellecshane all of these rule
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