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Fun with machine learning

October 19, 2010

I have been back to the lab, with a pen and a pad. Here is the latest production of my evil science. I’m building a learning system that in generative mode produces songs in the styles of different artists, and you can choose how much of each you want. Here are lyrics from one that’s 70% Einstein and 30% Justin Bieber.


Autosong lyrics generated by GoatFrightener.v.0.2

In the style of 0.7 Einstein and 0.3 Beiber

 

heat radiation
he has /
been possible to the second-named task; consequently, /
when i thought you’d always be mine /
(mine) i’m all i’m all force us /
in replacing the principles. his deductions,  /
breaking but i was 13, i just wanna see /
her in uniform translatory motion relative to /
find out whether or not be mine /
(mine) [ludacris:] luda! when the fact is /
no doubt, but i had my baby /
oooh i thought you’d always be mine whether or /
almost completely different kind. here there was /
like… baby, baby oooh like baby, baby, /
baby nooo like baby, baby oooh like /
baby, baby, baby oooh like baby, baby, /
baby, baby nooo like baby, baby, baby, up daily, /
don’t need no starbucks. she woke me /
from molecular movement, we an analysis of /
nature do much with those that heat /
derives from which the position that can /
happen as incontrovertibly as his tasks is a completely /
outside the weekend. she was becoming ever /
more apparent. with this quantum hypothesis he /
used as long as i did; by galileia /
second newton only as long as long /
as his basis of a position

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Looks like Hugman

July 18, 2010

I, too, have felt the Awesome Power

July 17, 2010

This item has wolves on it which makes it intrinsically sweet and worth 5 stars by itself, but once I tried it on, that’s when the magic happened. After checking to ensure that the shirt would properly cover my girth, I walked from my trailer to Wal-mart with the shirt on and was immediately approached by women. The women knew from the wolves on my shirt that I, like a wolf, am a mysterious loner who knows how to ‘howl at the moon’ from time to time (if you catch my drift!). The women that approached me wanted to know if I would be their boyfriend and/or give them money for something they called mehth. I told them no, because they didn’t have enough teeth, and frankly a man with a wolf-shirt shouldn’t settle for the first thing that comes to him.

I arrived at Wal-mart, mounted my courtesy-scooter (walking is such a drag!) sitting side saddle so that my wolves would show. While I was browsing tube socks, I could hear aroused asthmatic breathing behind me. I turned around to see a slightly sweaty dream in sweatpants and flip-flops standing there. She told me she liked the wolves on my shirt, I told her I wanted to howl at her moon. She offered me a swig from her mountain dew, and I drove my scooter, with her shuffling along side out the door and into the rest of our lives. Thank you wolf shirt.

Pros: Fits my girthy frame, has wolves on it, attracts women
Cons: Only 3 wolves (could probably use a few more on the ‘guns’), cannot see wolves when sitting with arms crossed, wolves would have been better if they glowed in the dark.

[review from amazon.com]

This is great.

June 3, 2010

Got to love the reaction of the UN dude at the end. He doesn’t refute any of it, he just tells him to shut up. Classic.

Not as good but still awesome

February 4, 2010

The feel good movie of the year

February 4, 2010

Macho Man >> Infinity

January 30, 2010

A 2009 retrospective

December 30, 2009

2009 was a year to remember. Many great memories. Here is a retrospective of some of the things I was doing or thinking about during 2009.

1. What the f*%k is with that Tommy album by The Who. What is the message there? I don’t understand what is going on with this. How can someone who is deaf and blind play pinball? Is there some deeper meaning? Why would you write an album about this? This is one of those things that you generally ignore, it’s like… he sure plays a mean pinball but then you stop and ask yourself WTF? Can someone help me with this.

2. I have real mixed feelings about Slayer in 2009. While they are still putting out the same kind of music as always, it seems … I don’t know… overproduced? I think they need to evolve or something. The early stuff seems better, maybe it’s a generational thing.

3. I like Tiger Woods about infinity to the googleplex more than I did in 2008. Dude is for real. It would have been much better if he’d just owned it instead of the hack PR suck-up bullshit. He should have done a media event, showed up in a fur coat with a driver pimp stick covered in diamonds with a ho train… he walked the walk but didn’t talk the talk. Should have pulled a Tyson and asked the reporters if they wanted to fornicate with him.

4. Still fightin round the world at the advanced age of 37…. 9-8 record. Could be better, could be worse.

5. Lost about 40 lbs, down to around 205 of fightin flab. First year in 12 that I weighed less at the end than the beginning.

6. Stole Lloyd Dettering’s shark vacuum; used it to summon Shub Niggurath.

7.  I don’t like the term Road Rage, it has connotations of chaos or unfocused intent. I prefer Road Justice. Here is its use in a sentence: If you ever pull up behind me when I’m waiting to turn left, and you start honking your f%&king horn at me, I’m going to get out of my car, walk over to your car, grab you through your window by the throat and give you some Road Justice bitch!!! Say hello to Thunder and Lightning!!! Throat punch, motherf*^cker!!! Have a nice trip to the hospital. (BTW if you’re ever in Vancouver, don’t honk at anyone waiting to turn left. It’s a safety issue).

8. Working on anger management issues. Periodic distribution of Road Justice seems to help. Also cutting back on the red bull to 3 cases per day is soothing.

9. Joy Behar seems cool.

10. My love for Lexie Stewart just keeps growing stronger and stronger. Here is a quote from her: “I’d be like, ‘Get the fuck out … And then they’d say, ‘You can’t do that!’ I was like, ‘Yeah, I can.’ ” Don’t worry Lexie some day we’ll be together.

11. OK here’s one: who would win in a no holds barred battle to the death: Nancy Grace or Pat Lalama? I used to think Nancy Grace would just transform into an eagle or some shit and let the disembowelling begin but Pat TheLlama is somehow nearly as annoying and some say she has super Llama powers. It is possible… no, likely… that Nancy and Pat are actually both alien lizard creatures so this would probably be a fairly even match… I think that Nancy would probably win but the underllama could pull the upset here.

You be the judge.

It’s Slayerific

December 30, 2009

Do this. It is really fun. Try listening to the whole song (awesome 1983 Show No Mercy track… Tormentor!!!) without blinking/closing your eyes and while staring at the picture… what’s cool is that I totally had a dream with this girl in it BEFORE seeing this… freaky.

If religions were real

December 28, 2009

This is totally hilarious. Via pharyngula. I give it seventeen thumbs up.