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This is "Lacy 2047", test-knit by michaela112358, who called row 15 "a bit of a head-melter."
"This AI pattern lacked the rhythm that you tend to get with a normal pattern."
ravelry.com/discuss/lazy-stupi

There's this one self-affirmation talk that's been marketed under 4510 different titles. I decided to train a neural net to generate some more.
aiweirdness.com/post/171200336

"Man Leaf Cross", a SkyKnit pattern so messed-up that even the heroic debugging of test-knitter isilzha couldn't save it from becoming whatever the heck this is.
ravelry.com/discuss/lazy-stupi

This is "Revers Shawl", test-knit by citikas. It was one of SkyKnit's earliest designs, and despite heroic debugging, not exactly a shawl. It was reversible though.

I'm training a neural network to generate new knitting patterns, in partnership with a bunch of folks at Ravelry.
This is "Mystery lace", test-knit by DataSock. ravelry.com/discuss/lazy-stupi

Alpine webcam is particularly nice this morning at Rocky Mountain National Park.
nps.gov/romo/learn/photosmulti

I wonder how many times in a row I will see this bag on my counter and think it is my cat. So far the answer is at least 10.

AI-generated candy hearts Show more

Trilobites with eyestalks are now my new favorite things. Although the one with the huge nose gets honorable mention.

Today I learned that some trilobites had spines and eyestalks! And lived in Tupperware.

I know neural nets are pattern-recognition algorithms incapable of sarcasm, but this is one of the most passive-aggressive ways I've seen to point out a typo.
aiweirdness.com/post/170383876

This might have been the first time my cat ever saw snow. She pawed at it for a bit, then stalked around in it, shaking snow off her paws at each step.

You are WRONG about music, according to this superior artificial intelligence I trained on a list of music genres from Wikipedia. aiweirdness.com/post/170154121

After many days of being covered by snow & ice each morning, Rocky Mounta NP's camera up at 11,796 feet is showing sunrises again. nps.gov/romo/learn/photosmulti

Ursula K. Le Guin was a treasure. She replied to one of my letters when I was in college, and I was grinning for days.