Neural nets respond to pranks like children do
There's a lot of fun to be had in "pranking" image-recognising neural nets with unusual photos. But the ways in which they fail might be a clue about how young humans learn language, too.
Bureaucracy vs. Common Sense
When Dan's pension provider made "Gender" a mandatory field, he never expected to be asked to PROVE the gender he clicked on. Especially since he clicked on "Not provided"...
Replacing "love" with "butt" in song lyrics
As an early celebration of Valentine's Day, Dan channels his inner 12-year-old by replacing the word "love" with "butt" in song lyrics.
Since the 1990s, Dan Q has maintained some kind of personal blog, talking about his life as well as technology, programming, relationships, magic, and games.
He lives in Oxford, UK with his partner and her husband in a polyamorous V-shaped thingy, and their two children. Alongside freelance web consultancy, he works for the University of Oxford and volunteers with Three Rings.
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