Using AI to create a meme video with almost no human input.

I joined the Discord today to chat about AI and memes, and we got to talking about removing as much of the human element as possible. I had nothing better to do, so I figured I'd give it a shot.

I started with a "seed" phrase by using Google's "I'm feeling curious" feature, fed the resulting question into Cleverbot, had it argue with a different Cleverbot I had in an Incognito tab (by taking the output of one chat and using it as the input for the other) until I had a decent prompt, and put that prompt in a text completion app.

I placed that generated text into 3 different programs:

Melobytes, a text-to-music generator. I used default settings.
DALL-E mini, the popular text-to-image generator.
NaturalReaders, a text-to-speech website, using Charles (UK) at 0.72x speed for the voiceover.

Put it all together, and the result is an incomprehensible mess of a video. The only real creative input I had was rerolling the seed phrase and choosing the prompt from the Cleverbot conversation.

While I don't think we've reached comedy singularity and all humor will be generative, I think we've reached a tipping point where tools are both accessible and popular enough to make a more and more significant impact on meme culture in the coming years.


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