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Encounters at the Ramen Shop

A collection of short stories powered by A.I.


by | Oct 18, 2022

Encounters at the Ramen Shop is one of my many started, but few finished side projects. After first becoming addicted to image-generating A.I. like Midjourney and Dall-E I decided to take a try with advanced text generating A.I. as well.

Before I knew it I was building a large document with all the good stuff that came out of my prompts. I chose a common environment (a ramen shop, don’t ask) and some fixed characters and tried to throw curveballs as prompts, to nudge the A.I. into full-blown escalation.

Eventually I put all these short stories together on the blog. I topped it off with consistently generated cover art (Dall-E) and also converted everything to a podcast series and a full ebook.

If you’re interested in the full making-of, visit my personal blog ricardodejong.com

– Ricardo de Jong

Enjoyed it? Get the book!

Encounters at the Ramen Shop is now available as an ebook or paperback. It contains all 30 short stories found on the blog with a special fore- and afterword from the author.

Encounters at the Ramen Shop ebook