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Tag: conversation hearts

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Curse your valentine with these candy hearts

Curse your valentine with these candy hearts

When I’ve generated candy heart messages before, they’ve been text only - definitely some assembly required. But methods of generating custom images from descriptions are getting better all the time. Could I use modern machine learning to generate new candy hearts? The answer is no. For the image
Okay GPT-3: Candy hearts!

Okay GPT-3: Candy hearts!

I’m continuing my Valentine’s Day tradition of getting huge neural nets to generate candy heart messages! The latest contender is GPT-3, which is ridiculously overpowered for the task of generating insipid two-word love messages. The thing people tend to call “GPT-3” is actually an imprecise catchall term for
More candy hearts by neural network

More candy hearts by neural network

Last week I trained a neural network to generate new messages for candy hearts. They were, well, unique. My training data was really small, though - I could only find about 360 existing messages total. So, when I decided to generate some more messages, I decided to add my favorite
Candy Heart messages written by a neural network

Candy Heart messages written by a neural network

Around Valentine’s Day in the US and UK, these things called candy hearts (or conversation hearts or sweethearts) appear: small and sugary, bearing a simple, short Valentine’s message. There are only room for a few characters, so they read something like “LOVE YOU” or “CALL ME” or “BE
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