Let’s All Feed OpenAI’s Predictive Text Generator The Dumbest Crap We Can

Let’s All Feed OpenAI’s Predictive Text Generator The Dumbest Crap We Can

This week, the Elon Musk-backed OpenAI released to the public the latest version of their GPT-2 predictive text generator, which is capable of taking a writing prompt and continuing based on 40 gigabytes of data pulled from around eight million websites. This is impressive, next-generation technology, and I absolutely cannot stop feeding it the dumbest crap imaginable and seeing what it does.

Take, for example, this submission from a Twitter user, who prompted GPT-2 with a fake interview between a reporter and the Moonman, who is infuriated by the suggestion that this is his first time on Moon. GPT-2 extended the interview to the subject of Moonman’s wife (dead) before having the interviewer grill the Moonman on whether he was the one captured by the Nazis during World War 2 (haha, of course not, why do you ask???).

It’s also capable of generating news stories…

… writing political philosophy…

… composing poetry…

… and predicting the plot of Death Stranding:

It’s Monday morning, and probably none of us have anything better to do than talk to a rambling nightmare machine. Head on over to TalktoTransformer.com and shoot us your best responses in the comments below.

The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

It’s the most popular NBN speed in Australia for a reason. Here are the cheapest plans available.

At Gizmodo, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you'll like too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. BTW – prices are accurate and items in stock at the time of posting.