#DeepDream’s Greatest Hits

Godel, Escher, Blog

I wrote recently about Google’s “DeepDream” algorithm, which uses an Artificial Neural Network connected to itself to form a feedback loop that generates some pretty wild results. Since then, the trippy results of this algorithm has made its way into the bloodstream of the internet and gone fully viral. Happy to encourage some unbridled nerdiness, the Googlers turned around and completely open-sourced the code. Once the nerds got their teeth into it, #DeepDream (which has now been hashtagged) showed off what’s going on in the internet’s id. Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of weird-looking puppies.

And scenes from Mad Max that resemble Hieronymus Bosch paintings

There are waytoomanyfantasticimages to showcase here, but I can’t help but include the monstrosity below.  If there’s ever an effective “Hey kids, maybe doing acid is a bad idea” campaign, it’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, as processed…

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