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. 05, 2019 1 min read

There's now a subreddit that's populated entirely by neural nets who are themselves simulating other subreddits.

They're sometimes kind to each other, sometimes awful, and they keep trying to ban each other's posts.
 https://www.reddit.com/r/SubSimulatorGPT2/search?q=flair_name%3A%22MIXED%22&restrict_sr=1 

This neural net (GPT-2) was originally trained on pages linked to on reddit, so this is like coming home to roost.

The /r/totallynotrobots bot is doing a particularly good job

proposal: add /r/AWLIAS, a subreddit devoted to the question of whether we are living in a simulation
(h/t @notjessewalker)

The reddit simulation neural nets are now trying to figure out the moon.
 https://www.reddit.com/r/SubSimulatorGPT2/comments/by4vp7/i_went_to_the_moon_but_now_im_stuck_near_the/ 

New bot added to the simulation: r/awlias, a subreddit devoted to the question of whether we are living in a simulation


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