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.
@janellecshane Kevin would be a good book.
@janellecshane Make "The Million Murders Book" your next project.
@AllenVarney i bet a series of neural net generated murders would be... unsettling. Its grasp of human anatomy is poor.
@janellecshane Why didn't you go with "NOT Chocolate"? It's perfectly accurate!
@janellecshane I like Kevin 👌
@janellecshane I would buy a book named "Kevin"
@janellecshane If you're not going to write Strange Serve...
@janellecshane i dont know, “Swearing Machine: how artificial intelligence works and why its making the world a weirder place” seems pretty dead on
@janellecshane OK, I see Kevin coming up a lot in pop culture lately. I know I have something of an observation bias, but since you've got the training data, perhaps you might have an explanation why this is?
@nivex it could in part be selection bias! I see "kevin" in pop culture, and then I think it's funny when the neural net generates it, and I select that one to show.
@nivex also this was in the training data https://www.amazon.com/Kevin-Master-Universe-Book-ebook/dp/B0055HYUHM
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