The strange dreams of Google’s Deep Dream machine
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The strange dreams of Google’s Deep Dream machine

— Billy Wright HUMANS ALLURED by the dreams of an android. Or at least, by the visions of image-recognition software with an artificial neurology. They’ve been shared rampant across the internet, you may have noticed: photographs of once people now becoloured with a psychedelic rash, their eyebrows shorn but with new eyes sprouting from the … Continue reading

Med students learn psychopathology with ‘Seinfeld’
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Med students learn psychopathology with ‘Seinfeld’

(Feature image: Still of Julia Louis-Dreyfus in NBC’s Seinfeld) By Billy Wright It seems the whole universe truly is against George Costanza. Jerry, Elaine, his Mother and that girl who saw him in the Henry VIII costume have each tried to coax George into psychiatric treatment, yet he resists. But resistance is futile, transcendentally, when psychiatric … Continue reading