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 Jun. 15, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

new blog post: @runwayml's SPADE demo!

So much artistic potential, and no coding required.
 https://aiweirdness.com/post/185617397117/this-neural-net-makes-my-sketches-real 

i am pleased to report that the @runwayml SPADE demo has a giraffe paintbrush

as long as you're content to be Bob Ross and don't try to add floating islands or sheep-orbs, nvidia's gauGAN does a superior job being painterly.
plus it's an online demo!
 https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/research/ai-playground/ 

I should point out that the @runwayml and GauGAN demos both use @nvidia's SPADE algorithm - just different versions.
One difference: GauGAN has opinions about where mountains can be, and will put them below or above the horizon very grudgingly.

possible use case for neural net generated landscapes: sarcasm


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