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Postcards from the Frontiers of Science • New paint colors invented by neural network

So if you’ve ever picked out paint, you know that every infinitesimally different shade of blue, beige, and gray has its own descriptive, attractive name. Tuscan sunrise, blushing pear, Tradewind, etc… There are in fact people who invent these names for a living . But given that the human eye can see millions of distinct colors, sooner or later we’re going to run out of good names. Can AI help?