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Tag: giraffe

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The original image is of a buck deer in a grocery store. The revised image has a weird flat fawn.

An exercise in frustration

There's an anonymous facebook posting that's been making the rounds, in which a studio art director tried to hire AI prompters to make art, only to discover that they were completely unable to carry out minor revision requests. Asked to remove a person from a shot
Mammals with labels, most incorrect. A one-horned antelope with a long cat tail is labeled Danda.

Learn the mammals with DALL-E3

Here are the mammals! Maybe some of your favorites are pictured. Here's the prompt I gave ChatGPT4: "Please generate a set of mammals on a plain white background, each mammal species clearly labeled." However, ChatGPT4 is a text-generating model, so it doesn't have the
Drawing of a walrus with "imagine a tiny little walrus. you call them a 'snowbonk' and put them in the fridge so they chill"

Trolling chatbots with made-up memes

ChatGPT, Bard, GPT-4, and the like are often pitched as ways to retrieve information. The problem is they'll "retrieve" whatever you ask for, whether or not it exists. Tumblr user @indigofoxpaws sent me a few screenshots where they'd asked ChatGPT for an explanation of
Image is of a brown baby giraffe with no spots. AI gives long descriptions but fails to report that it has no spots.

AI vs a giraffe with no spots

On July 31, 2023, a giraffe with no spots was born at Brights Zoo in Tennessee. She's a uniform brown with pretty white highlights around her face and belly, like a Jersey cow or a white-tailed deer. Image recognition algorithms are trained on a variety of images from
ChatGPT says "Sure, here's an ASCII art of a unicorn" and generates something that looks like a melting triangular person.

ASCII art by chatbot

I've finally found it: a use for chatGPT that I find genuinely entertaining. I enjoy its ASCII art. (huge thanks to mastodon user blackle mori for the inspiration) I think chatGPT's ASCII art is great. And so does chatGPT. Lest you think chatGPT (here, the March
The drawings of DALL-E

The drawings of DALL-E

What type of giraffe would you like today? Last week OpenAI published a blog post previewing DALL-E [], a new neural network that they trained to generate pictures from text descriptions. I’ve written about past algorithms that have tried to make drawings to order [https:
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