From the moment I learned of ML models that could create new, artistic images, I wanted to try it. As somewhat of a creative endeavor, I wanted to see if GANs could help me create fake maps… and consequently help inspire perspective about maps and my world.

My expectation was that I would be able to create clear, detailed maps just like Google Maps or Open Street Maps… but with made up street names and novel street patterns. And if I was lucky, there would be some shortcuts! The results (at this point in time)… NOT EVEN F*CKING CLOSE. While…

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