The Moon Is Flipped Upside Down in the Southern Hemisphere https://kottke.org/18/11/the-moon-is-flipped-upside-down-in-the-southern-hemisphere
Now that I have my local version of #BigGAN running, exploring the wilderness and weirdness of its latent space will become a bit faster and comfortable.
OMG this is AWESOME!! You can get it to generate images from hundreds of categories & even interpolate between two images.
Here's a cross between a border collie and a bullfrog, and a cross between a garter snake and a stopwatch
the Hololens "Typography" page has such an uncanny mixture of the practical and buzzwordy and utopian scifi https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mixed-reality/typography "Text in both the physical world and the virtual world needs to be legible and readable. Text could be on a wall or superimposed on a physical object. It could be floating along with a digital user interface. [...] For the user's comfort, two meters is the optimal distance for placing holograms. We can use this distance as a basis to find the optimal font size."
"Just because you have an epiphany doesn’t mean it’s going to be true,” says Gregory Feist. “That’s the starting point of science, that great insight. It’s not the end."
https://doi.org/10.1162/NECO_a_00409 Paper on reverse engineering RNN dynamics. Building a thing you don't understand that can understand another thing, and then reverse engineering it... it's like second order science
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