Friday, June 16, 2017

A guinea pig rescue center had a neural network name their little fluffballs of joy

Neural networks are good at a lot of things. The technology is used in a variety of contexts, from finance to self-driving cars. I’m going to go out on a limb here, but I think this is the best use of neural networks, perhaps ever? A guinea pig rescue center in Portland, Oregan asked Janelle Shane — a super-smart electrical engineer with a PHD from UC San Diego — to design a neural network that could name its adorable little balls of floof. She didn’t disappoint. Meet Buzzberry and After Pie. And these two cutiepies are Fleury White and Stargoon. Shane…

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