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Meme versus machine

Part 1: In the year 2017

The O.G. meme AI

Memes generated by the last iteration of the original Slowmeme.
Graphical explanation of the LSTM/word2vec text generation approach employed in Slowmeme’s last version.
A 2D projection of a 25-dimensional word2vec model, made by fitting a PCA model and plotting the transformed word vectors. Only 10k word vectors used in the graph.
A 2D projection of a 25-dimensional word2vec model, made by fitting a PCA model and plotting the transformed word vectors. Only 10k word vectors used in the graph.

Pulling the plug

What are memes, anyway?

Examples of modern memes from /r/memes.
Examples of modern memes from /r/memes. From top left to bottom right, credits for the memes go to the following Reddit users: /u/ARTA_THE_KILLER, /r/glizzyMaster108, /u/HeartStoneTV and /u/Meerkat_Mayhem_.

New Slowmeme

  1. Collecting the data and parsing the meme templates
  2. Generating the memes based on user input
  3. Creating the new web service
The Slowmeme project plan.

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