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 May. 03, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

a neural net has generated some rACEhoRSES
 https://aiweirdness.com/post/184621297297/a-neural-net-names-racehorses 

I tried to use  http://ganbreeder.app  to illustrate the neural net racehorses, but apparently it wasn't trained on "horse" as a category. Closest thing I could find was "horse cart". which, um.

who's a pretty horse?

do not pet.

and $100 on "Farthand" please

realized that with  http://ganbreeder.app  i can actually subtract one category from another. so in theory if I start with "horse cart" and subtract "golf cart" i should get horse? right?

i tried to subtract "golf cart" from "horse cart" but everything ended up with dog faces. so i subtracted dog too.

well, the dog face is gone, i'll give it that.

another attempt to isolate "horse". this is
+ horse cart
- golf cart
+ golf ball
- basketball
---------------
= horsebasket? baskethorse?

more attempts to combine  http://ganbreeder.app  categories to get "horse". letter-wise, this is the closest?
+ horse cart
- carton
-------------
= horse-on?


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