When DeepDream for audio is invented, the output will cause seriously ill effects in humans like seizures. This will happen before 2020.

Created by Houshalter on 2016-02-09; known on 2020-01-01; judged wrong by gwern on 2020-01-01.

  • Houshalter estimated 25% on 2016-02-09
  • gwern estimated 10% and said “I don’t recall any instances of vomiting or epilepsy in reaction to DeepDream images…on 2016-02-09
  • Houshalter said “Right, my theory is that audio is fundamentally different. Requiring recurrency and having less variance with scale/position.on 2016-02-09
  • molochhasme estimated 1% and said “Not likelyon 2016-02-09
  • JoshuaZ estimated 2% and said “It is much easier to cause ill effects in humans now through the visual medium than auditory medium (e.g. epilepsy). on 2016-02-10
  • Raahul_Kumar estimated 0% and said “This would require an audio version of Deepdream to be invented first, and then for it to have ill effects like seizures.on 2016-02-10
  • themusicgod1 estimated 4% and said “https://www.reddit.com/r/experimentstodo/comments/4562vz/audio_deepdream/on 2016-02-11
  • PseudonymousUser estimated 10% on 2016-02-11
  • Tapetum-Lucidum estimated 5% on 2016-02-14
  • sole21000 estimated 2% and said “Assuming it’s limited to the regular musical sound range, I don’t really see what mechanism would effect it.on 2016-03-09
  • trishume estimated 1% on 2016-05-09
  • pranomostro estimated 1% on 2018-09-02
  • AlexLamson estimated 0% and said “I see no reason why such ill effects would happen.on 2019-05-30
  • Tapetum-Lucidum estimated 0% on 2019-09-04
  • gwern   judged this prediction wrong on 2020-01-01.

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