You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: An AI Weirdness Book #machinelearning #AI #AIweirdness #rnn #textgenrnn @JanelleCShane

Book release announcement from the ‘AI Weirdness’ Blog.


Janelle Shane announced the November release date of the book ‘You Look Like a Thing and I Love You’ this week. Shane is the author of the blog ‘AI Weirdness’ and describes the book as a ‘fun pop-science look at what artificial intelligence is and how it works’. Also, it will contain ‘LOTS of cartoons’. The lovable robot on the cover eludes to more adorable fun inside.

In keeping with the theme, Shane utilized a version of the textgenrnn model to come up with a title for the book. The results are hilarious. Some favorites include:

‘Butter Chapter’s’, ‘Strange Murder Machine’, ‘Robot Posting!’, ‘Strawbergendon’s algorithm’ and ‘The Pig-Book of the Stars’.

Textgenrnn is a Python 3 module for creating recurrent neural networks (RNNs). If you would like to learn more about the advantages of RNNs take a look here.

textgenrnn is a Python 3 module on top of Keras/TensorFlow for creating char-rnns, with many cool features…

Shane eventually found a suitable title for the book from a previous project generating pickup lines (also to hilarious result). If you’d like to learn more about ‘You Look Like a Thing and I Love You’ check out Shane’s blog post.

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