Janelle Shane @JanelleCShane I blog at aiweirdness.com/. My book "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You" is out now! Research Scientist in optics. she/her. wandering.shop/@janellecshane Nov. 08, 2019 1 min read

I talked with @kairyssdal on @Marketplace about my book, ai-generated pickup lines, and some pretty gnarly ai-generated cats  https://www.marketplace.org/2019/11/07/can-ai-learn-to-flirt/ 

#GANcats are one of my favorite things that neural networks have done recently. Internet cats is a really varied, unpredictable dataset, and when AI tries to imitate it, things get weird.

perfectly ordinary cat---

nott,, ai-generated #GANcat


here is a human who loves their perfectly real cat

such a magnificent specimen


i am a perfectly ordinaary human on the internet

sharing a cat meme

how do you do

all the humans love kittens

nothing compares

here’s what happens when you take that same neural net and train it on Pokémon

you’re welcome

and here’s StyleGan trained on emoji

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