Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

This creepy emo poetry was written by a Google AI

Remember back in secondary school when that bitch girl (we'll call her Secky Bmith) ditched you for your mate (Save Dayer), opening the door on two months of soul searching and some of the worst poetry ever conceived?

It's got nothing on this.

Researchers at Google Brain, the company's "deep learning" branch (like regular learning, but without the armbands) have been trying to make their latest artificial intelligence experiment sound more human. One aspect of their frankly concerning experiments saw them pump 11,000 novels into the AI system's 'neural network' - including some 3,000 romance and 1,500 fantasy novels.

Having fed this data to the robotic brain, the researchers then set it a task to see if had processed human language in a way that would allow the AI to create its own written work. Two lines of text were taken at random from the body of novels. The AI was then asked to 'bridge' the two lines with its own sentences, to create some sort of meaningful progression between the two. 

Here's what it came up with (accompanied by suitably emo images).

Related

pornhub-logo.jpg

Earn a year's salary by looking at PornHub

hologram.jpg

Scientists unveil the world's first holographic flexible smartphone

googlebw.jpg

This is why Google is giving black search results

Comments

More

iPhone 8 rumours suggest it'll have a revolutionary curved screen

And it could be coming out NEXT YEAR!!!

by Jamie Carson
07 Dec 2016

Amazon is launching checkout-free shop where you simply walk out

Goodbye stubborn self-checkout machine, hello freakishly smart tech

by Emily Badiozzaman
06 Dec 2016

The Last Of Us 2 and nine more new Playstation games set for 2017

A certain spin-kicking marsupial is back, too!

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

New app will allow you to check the potency of your sperm

Get to know your baby makers up-close and personal

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

WhatsApp is about to stop working for millions of smartphone users

And it's bad news for Nokia or Blackberry users

by Tom Fordy
02 Dec 2016

Delete yourself from the internet with this handy website

And just like that, he was gone.

by Sam Diss
28 Nov 2016

Get on ‘Sindr’ the Catholic Church’s confession app

Swipe to find God in your area

24 Nov 2016

Apple to replace faulty batteries on iPhone 6s devices

21 Nov 2016

These are the worst passwords on the web

Best check yours isn't one of them

17 Nov 2016

What does Facebook really know about you

From ads to linked apps to everything in between

by David Cornish
17 Nov 2016