Janelle Shane+ Your Authors @JanelleCShane Research Scientist in optics. Plays with neural networks. Avid reader, writer, and player of Irish flute. she/her. wandering.shop/@janellecshane Aug. 02, 2018 1 min read + Your Authors

That'll do, neural net. That'll do.
 https://www.fastcompany.com/90211590/this-ai-is-better-at-naming-burning-man-camps-than-actual-burners 

Adding "Burning Man Camps" to list of times when neural net reached human-level* performance. List also includes:
craft beers
bird species
fish species
bands
*that is, when I search through the output for the good ones

List of times when neural net exceeded human-level* performance:
pickup lines
april fool's jokes
candy hearts
*when I search through the output for the good ones; never use unfiltered char-rnn output folks

craft beers:  http://aiweirdness.com/post/163753995072/craft-beer-names-invented-by-neural-network 
birds:  http://aiweirdness.com/post/168537453207/when-ai-gets-into-birding 
fish:  http://aiweirdness.com/post/167343465812/the-neural-network-meets-its-match-fish 
bands:  http://aiweirdness.com/post/161317006492/the-neural-network-will-name-your-next-band 
metal bands:  http://aiweirdness.com/post/160407271482/metal-band-names-invented-by-neural-network 


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