Following the release of the teaser for 'The Set Up' by Inkblot
Productions, the producers of Nigeria's highest grossing blockbusters have announced that the movie is set for theatrical release on August 9.
DODJIE BATU: 'Hex' is inspired by the six-sided hexagon shape and the Rorschach inkblot
Lady of Shalott Alfred, Lord Tennyson [That poem is quite long, there's a link to it here https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45359/ the-lady-of-shalott-1832] Lady, Lady, Lady On either side the river lie Tall fields of barley and of rye, On one were tinged with purple dye, The other the color of the sky Of a stormy inkblot
. She had a reason not to go, "The world is unkind, don't you know?
Inspired by an accidental inkblot
, the left-hand image in Prefiguration - Eryr was copied and enlarged onto hessian in charcoal powder mixed with glue.
Naturally, this happy algorithm saw happier images in the same inkblot
While a typical AI might see a close-up of a wedding cake on a table, Norman will look at that same inkblot
test and see a man who had been murdered by a speeding driver.
The AI was then made to undergo a standard inkblot
test, and its responses were compared against a standard image captioning neural network.
In the first inkblot
test, the standard AI captioned it as 'A group of birds sitting on the top of a tree.' Norman, on the other hand, captioned it with 'A man is electrocuted and catches to death.'
Show people an inkblot
, the theory goes, and the picture that jumps out at them (a butterfly, say, or a monster) will reveal a deeper truth about their personality.
IT'S IMMEDIATELY RECOGNIZABLE: a black-and-white inkblot
, symmetrical across the vertical axis, depicting nothing in particular and thus anything at all.
Predictably unpredictable, its ebb and flow are accompanied by such ephemeral byproducts as the inkblot
and blotting paper.
House Was on Fire (Ashland Poetry Press, 2015) and Inkblot