I asked an AI for video clip ideas, and they were really good

I did not anticipate this to work so well. • Consists of text generated by OpenAI’s GPT-3 at my ask for: https://openai.com • Art by Chris Quay: https://www.chrisquay.com/ • Got an idea for a video?

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New River in Bowes Park pic by Nick Cooper on Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_River_Bowes_Park.jpg
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  1. I should clarify that by “out of ideas”, I mean that I’ve only got enough to last me until the end of March, or maybe the middle of April if lockdown eases. The way I work, that’s close enough that I start to get worried.

  2. The Honest Commenter

    I don’t know why, but I feel like the animated picture of fictional stories should genuinely be a channel.

  3. “The White Cube At the End of the World” sounds like a Lovecraft story.

  4. ah yes the forgotten british moon landing

  5. Did the AI just rewrite Kirby’s Dreamland as a period drama? Is the town not there anymore because the Baroness ate it?

  6. Diego Pablo Rodrigues

    This could be used to replace lawyers that write the same petitions and alike all day long.

  7. when im editing videos I get annoyed that I have to spend 30 mins redoing some audio because I made a mistake. Tom drives to Lofthouse for a 5 second appearance at the end of the video. I love it.

  8. A word for Nostalgia for something that never existed: Anemoia

  9. I think Portuguese or something has a word for nostalgia of a thing that didn’t exist. Either that or German. i remember seeing people mention it in the comments of Home – Resonance.

  10. …I, for one, welcome our new AI overlords.

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