Why on Earth are AI models drawing avocado armchairs and baby radishes wearing tutus?

Emmet Smith

OpenAI’s DALL-E is a neural network that is really quite good at generating images from complex text descriptions. Capable of visualizing a range of surreal concepts, like an avocado chair or a baby radish in a tutu walking a dog, DALL-E has wide implications for the future of AI. The creative ability of such models is essential in measuring AI intelligence and how well it understands the human world.  

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