We’ve seen it all: It started with delicious AI-generated food that didn’t exist, then it was people, then it was cats, Airbnbs, memes, feet (???) — and now we’ve got furries. Yep, you heard it right. A resourceful developer has built a generative adversarial network that spits out an infinite feed of portraits of non-existent furry personas (or fursonas). To acquire this skill, Thisfursonadoesnotexist.com was fed about 55,000 furry images gleaned from mature image board e621.com and trained to come up with its own unique iterations for 33 days. Don’t worry though: Thirsfursonadoesnotexist.com is totally SFW. The final images were then… This story continues at The Next Web
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