If you’ve been on the Internet in the last week, there’s no doubt you’ve come across the countless “Google Deep Dream” images that have been popping up everywhere.
Google’s newest project known as “Deep Dream” is an artificial intelligence/image recognition software system that uses what it knows to figure out what it sees. In other words, Deep Dream has been fed a bunch of images that it uses to recognize and identify things in other images. The result? Super trippy, seemingly LSD-induced images.
But the weirdest thing about Deep Dream is the high frequency of dogs that show up in its outputs. Anything and everything that looks even slightly dog-like will produce a dog’s face. This is likely because the software was fed a lot of dogs and animals in its initial batch of images. Take a look at some of the weirdest creations below (see the full gallery here):
But what happens when you Deep Dream an already trippy movie clip? Somebody applied the software to the clip of Johnny Depp tripping on LSD from Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, and it’s even weirder than the original. Take a look: