Artificial Intelligence

Here’s how OpenAI’s magical DALL-E image generator works


It seems like every few months, someone publishes a machine learning paper or demo that makes my jaw drop. This month, it’s OpenAI’s new image-generating model, DALL·E.

This behemoth 12-billion-parameter neural network takes a text caption (i.e. “an armchair in the shape of an avocado”) and generates images to match it:

Generated images of avocado chairs