Janelle Shane @JanelleCShane Research Scientist in optics. Plays with neural networks. Avid reader, writer, and player of Irish flute. she/her. wandering.shop/@janellecshane Jun. 03, 2019 1 min read

Would you let a neural net name your cats? @MorrisAnimal was brave enough to let it try.

note: do not let a neural net name cats unsupervised

perfectly normal neural net-generated names for perfectly harmless cats

now these neural net cat names aren't *bad* per se
most of the cats in the Simulation will be named like this and it will just be one of those things

here's your chance to tell @MorrisAnimal which names to use next:

Mr. Sinister will be living in a home with humans!! where he will absolutely not be plotting something

did the neural net generate names for cats, or for self-aware AIs? in the future, we won't be able to tell the difference.

Update: the kittens have all been adopted! Who still needs a home? This Guy. And Beep Boop.

Who has a home now? This Guy!
Who still needs a home? Beep Boop who is so adorable omg

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