Language Arts 0.1

My first experiment with trying to generate new language glyphs. I used the unscii font because it has glyphs for most of the Unicode characters.

Unfortunately, since it’s a bitmap font suitable for ASCII terminals, the end result is very pixelated is hard to imagine as letters. It also tended toward mode collapse, as the generator figured out it could fool the discriminator with a very faint grid of dots in a gridlike pattern.



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