AI still needs some time to figure out how cats work. That is the idea one gets when visiting thiscatdoesnotexist.com.
Just like its human counterpart that we covered last week, the algorithm behind the site generates an image of a cat based on how it ‘learned’ a cat looks from other images.
Apparently the site was made by the same researchers behind thispersondoesnotexist.com, and it performs, uhm, slightly worse.
If you want to read more about how an algorithm like this works, read my smarter colleague Tristan’s piece on the human version. If you just want to be horrified and entertained, stick around friend. I collected some of the worst/best examples I could find below. Enjoy.
— Stephen (@tungolum) February 20, 2019
— Scott Bram (@sbram) February 20, 2019
— Craig McCreath (@fusedreality) February 20, 2019
El generador de caras por IA (https://t.co/oc5mqciuwc) vale, pero el de gatos todavía tienen que pulirlo un poco… https://t.co/OnxTw7K3ge
El 90% de lo que sale son engendritos del demonio. pic.twitter.com/pomWLraJcO
— marta / motagirl2 (@motagirl2) February 19, 2019
— Steven Hugg (@sehugg) February 20, 2019
— Al Sutton (@alsutton) February 20, 2019
— Beki Hill (@BekiHill) February 20, 2019
— Amanda Wright (@AmandaOwenUK) February 20, 2019
— Z0vsky (@Z0vsky) February 20, 2019
— Cyb3r_Deano:~# (@TheCyberViking) February 20, 2019
— juan (@juanbuis) February 20, 2019
— Dream Animal (@UltimateXiphias) February 21, 2019
— leon s kennedick (@kittykatsuki_) February 21, 2019
Can someone translate this from Cat please?
— Joe Newlin (@joe_newlin) February 21, 2019
— Ferdinand Berfknuckle (@socalgecko) February 22, 2019