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Get some AI weirdness in you

Don't Tumble

It is well established that AI can be weird. If you haven't dipped into the sublime world of bizarre and serendipitous NPC behaviour, this Wired article is an excellent place to start. I just re-watched a couple of them, and am still self-consciously suppressing the kind of raucous laughter that makes your fellow office workers start looking at you strangely. Or at least intensifies those looks, anyway.

Forget about NPCs, though, because right now I want to point you at the work of Janelle Shane, a scientist who likes telling neural networks to rejig concepts that humans have generally tackled much more capably. The results are often funnier than you or I will ever be.

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