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20 awful North Carolina politicians, reimagined with Google Deep Dream

Posted by and on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 1:56 PM

If you’re not on drugs, Google Deep Dream will make you believe you are.

Released last month by the company’s engineers, the software is an experiment that uses a database of code and images to interpret and recognize other images. That sounds nice and simple, sure, but the psychedelic results have become a steady viral stream all by themselves.

To have a little fun with the tricky technology and our own area heritage of hateful and/or backward politicians and public figures, we decided to run a few infamous Tar Heels through one of several online applications that approximates Google Deep Dream. Thanks to Dreamscope for the help, Google for the inspiration and the Internet at large for the parody fodder.

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Jesus Christ, Jesse is worse than we remember.

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