Published in


What is social life?

The AI-driven Poem, a Machine Take on Examination of Human Life.

The Poem

About “What is social life?”.

Machines have dreams — more than just parroting, regurgitation of training datasets. Dreams about human lives, attempts to understand what’s going on.

So what is social life? This time I hadn’t asked AI to define it. AI determined itself the question — and answered its own demand, as part of endless mesmerizing texts, written unsupervisedly.

Usually, if an editor receives a contribution to his literary magazine, s/he corrects all typos, stylistic fails, etc., of the human writer to curate a perfect text. In the case of AI, I hadn’t changed anything in the text. Capitalization, punctuation, even that weird “tea soup”. I just wanted to present it as raw text.

Here is the original:

But of course, a picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why I created with the help of different AI approaches images in different styles, with every description of “social life” as a basic text.

This is how #reMERZ works.

About #reMERZ.

In my Creative Lab, #reMERZ, GPT-2 is trained on different literary magazines, poetry almanacs, my essays, etc. The goal is to let AI create new ideas, concepts, and visions.

I use GPT-2 (even if its scion GPT-3 is countless times more powerful and creative) because the GPT-2 is capable of terse, dry, and self-evident absurdity, which defines the subversivity of art. After all, it’s up to us, humans, to interpret these works. Unhuman works in a human world.

With different ML/DL approaches, I support AI to articulate its unique dreams and make them eternally available for humanity.





This is a complete catalog of my NFT AI artworks with explanations, data and back story.

Recommended from Medium

A Theory of Consciousness, Complexity, and Emergence | binary-chaos

Carnegie Mellon Solidifies Leadership Role in Artificial Intelligence

Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

Our future- Digital interactions

Accelerating Higher Education with Artificial Intelligence

How to Re-Invent the Cognitive Stack of Intelligence

Synesthesia, the fossilized traces of past experiences

Updates and pivoting

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store


Futurist. AI-driven Dadaist. Living in Germany, loving Japan, AI, mysteries, books, and stuff.

More from Medium

An Introduction to the Hyperreal Metaverse

Difference between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality

The roles of VR, AR and MR on the Metaverse