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Tag: rudolph

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Old-timey style illustrations mostly of birds in santa hats & garbled versions of verses from 12 days of christmas

Your illustrated guide to Christmas carols

Between the two of them, ChatGPT4 can generate the lyrics to Christmas carols, and DALL-E3 can illustrate them! Throw your old carol books away because this is the only guide you'll need. 12 Days of Christmas Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer (if you read out the tiny text beneath
Alternate Rudolphs

Alternate Rudolphs

I’ve been experimenting with generating Christmas carols using machine learning algorithms of various sizes. The smallest AIs, trained from scratch on a set of carols, tended to get confused [] about what exactly the carols are celebrating. GPT-2, larger and with some internet pretraining…
Don't let an AI (even an advanced one) make you a cocktail

Don't let an AI (even an advanced one) make you a cocktail

How far has AI come in a year? In 2018 I generated cocktails [] using textgenrnn [] and char-rnn [], two neural networks that learn to imitate text. I trained them on 1000 cocktails that Beth Skwarecki
The AI's Carol

The AI's Carol

In 2017 I decided to find out what would happen if I trained a neural net on 240 Christmas carols (collected by The Times of London and reader/neural net hobbyist Erik Svensson). The result? A neural net that was very confused about how Christmas works [
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