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Botober 2022 neural net generated art prompts: animals! Including Kiwifish, Clam Cat, and Golden forearmadillo

Botober 2022: draw, human, draw!

For a couple of years now I've been using neural networks to generate daily drawing prompts. With today's text-generating neural networks far too large to finetune on a list of existing prompts, I've turned to other methods. One method that works surprisingly well is to just ask. AIs like GPT-3,
Botober 2021: plz draw the AI a sluggalope

Botober 2021: plz draw the AI a sluggalope

One of my favorite things ever is when AI instructs people to do silly creative things, and the humans gamely play along. For a couple of Octobers now I've used various AI models to generate daily #botober drawing prompts, and I've been amazed by the sheer creativity with which artists
AI Weirdness in 2020

AI Weirdness in 2020

Now that it looks like 2020 is finally truly over, I thought I’d follow up on a few of my favorite posts, especially the ones that have fun updates. Starting with: Headlines of 2020 Not only did none of the generated headlines manage to come through in the last
The story behind AI drawing prompts

The story behind AI drawing prompts

Introducing #Botober, a set of AI-generated drawing prompts for each day in October! Last year I generated prompts by finetuning GPT-2 on 124 examples from previous years. The human-written training examples included items like Thunder, Fierce, Tired, or Friend. The neural net-generated examples included Complete Whoop, Take Control of Ostrich,
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