Chat-GPT

Like every other nerd, I spent way too much time earlier last week playing with and worrying about Chat-GPT, but you can relax, I've stumped it:

Screenshot of Chat-GPT conversation

Screenshot of Chat-GPT conversation

I never thought that my addiction to lipograms would lead to any useful conclusions, but these exchanges seem to capture exactly what Chat-GPT is …

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Bots on Mastodon

One of the nice things about the influx of Twitter users to Mastodon has been peoples' reaction when they find out that most of my bots are on the Fediverse, too. Even though they are still posting on Twitter, I've updated bots.mikelynch.org so that the front-page links go …

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Two kinds of constraint

A fun quality of Mastodon - a social communication platform I hang out on a bit too much - is that individual instantiations can fork its basic form and add odd twists which suit just that community. Oulipo.social notoriously bans that fifth Latin glyph which is most common in many linguistic …

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Glossatory retrained

Glossatory is a recurrent neural net trained on all of the definitions in the lexical database WordNet. I recently retrained it on a GPU, increasing the number of hidden units to 512 and the layers from 2 to 3. The results are now a lot more grammatical, and there's a …

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Glossatory II

I've been playing around with the neural net behind @GLOSSATORY as part of this year's NaNoGenMo: here's a preview.

ABDOMINABLE: a small wall of muskeled for swinging in star or supported in the northwestern central England on the Russian Canamaaceae

ABILITY: the quality of being laws and property

ABNORAL: a …

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Neuralgae Updated

I've updated the algorithm behind neuralgae. It's still the same basic principle: render a deepdraw image based on some random categories, feed the results back through the classifier, and then repeat with the new categories. But the draw part of the cycle now uses the weights from the classification stage …

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