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The "daydream" images from the networks are as hallucinatory as anything a human can trip out to, and now, they can be abetted via the Dreamscope app. According to Gizmodo, it features 19 of the filters that the Google-brain weirds out with. It requires no coding expertise to use, but should be considered unsafe for work...or possibly sanity.
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Gizmodo's Maddie Stone explained, "The 'Deep Dream' system essentially feeds an image through a layer of artificial neurons, asking an AI to enhance and build on certain features, such as edges. Over time, pictures can become so distorted that they morph into something entirely different, or just a bunch of colorful, random noise."
Users need only upload a photo and choose a drug...um, filter. And you thought your Instagram sepia-tone made images eerie. Just wait until you run the family Christmas photos through Google's dream-demons...
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