The subreddits r/deepdream and r/deepdreaming are home to a community of fans of the resulting imagery. Not all of it is horrible: I'm fond of this one posted by MethodOverDrive, suggestive of a) DMT at Battersea Dogs' Home and b) the next craze in "Magic Eye"-style coffee table psychedelia.
Some of the results are quite painterly and subtle, a gentle trip down other people's memory lanes:
But of course most of us are in it for the ironic Deep Dreaming horror, as exemplified in this incredible GIF doing the rounds.
The eyes 'n' tentacles imagery is due to the default material coded into Google's new software. Expect future developments to add more comforting source material, such as suppurating lamprey mouths and spider legs.
Just when you thought it was safe to deep dream, along comes Bob Ross and his happy little glitchoggoths.
The machine knows what cat parts are and knows where they go, and can glue them together to fit drawings of cats that you provide. Whether the results charm or horrify you might depend on whether you, yourself, are part of the simulation. The Next Web interviews creator Christopher Hesse.
Take one trip to the grocers, add a couple passes through Google’s psychedelic Deep Dreaming AI-based apophenia algorithm, and voila! You’ve materialized the extraordinary latent in the mundane. (via Beyond the Beyond)
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