Saturday, 20 May 2017

colour space or stummy beige

Sending dispatches from the cutting edge of science and technology, explorers Lewis and Quark report on a neural network’s attempt at giving bespoke names to particular hues and shades. Via Waxy, the artificial intelligence apprentice seems to prefer harvest colours and with suggestions like snowbank, dorkwood, opaque couché, ghastly pink and hurky white, the exercise makes me think back to another like-minded neural network’s try at concocting recipes.