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AI Doing Art
AI Doing Art

This AI Creates Horrifying Images Based On Your Words

Yay, researchers trained an algorithm to turn your captions into (nightmarish) images.
Sarah Emerson
3 days ago
AI
AI

OpenAI Is Beating Humans at ‘Dota 2’ Because It’s Basically Cheating

AI defeating human players at 'Dota 2' is impressive, but it was only possible thanks to significant guardrails and an inhuman advantage.
Matthew Gault
3 days ago
deepfakes
deepfakes

There Is No Tech Solution to Deepfakes

Funding technological solutions to algorithmically-generated fake videos only puts a bandage on the deeper issues of consent and media literacy.
Samantha Cole
8.14.18
SURVEILLANCE
SURVEILLANCE

Describe a Face and This AI Will Draw It

Animesh Karnewar wanted to program an AI that could translate descriptions of characters in books to images.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.7.18
Dystopia Now
Dystopia Now

Researchers Tricked AI Into Doing Free Computations It Wasn't Trained to Do

Google researchers demonstrated that a neural network could be tricked into performing free computations for an attacker. They worry that this could one day be used to turn our smartphones into botnets by exposing them to images.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.12.18
Google
Google

Google Says Its AI That Makes Phone Calls Isn't Good Enough to Be Dangerous

At a product demonstration, executives did their best to assuage fears about the unsettling new technology.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.18
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Nvidia Can Artificially Create Slow Motion That Is Better Than a 300,000 FPS Camera

Nvidia's software and Tesla V100 GPUs generate extra frames to fill in video gaps.
Ian Birnbaum
6.20.18
deepfakes
deepfakes

Gfycat's AI Solution for Fighting Deepfakes Isn't Working

Chasing AI-created fake videos with AI moderators doesn’t work, as Gfycat may be finding out.
Samantha Cole
6.19.18
Facebook
Facebook

Facebook Wants to Use AI to Replace Your Eyeballs in Photos Where You Blinked

Researchers at the company are experimenting with AI to retouch your most undignified pictures.
Sarah Emerson
6.18.18
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Stanford Researchers Trained a Neural Network to Make These Memes

The model was trained on hundreds of memes in the “advice animal” style of text and image then tasked with producing its own captions.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.14.18
world cup 2018
world cup 2018

This AI Simulated the 2018 World Cup 100,000 Times to Predict a Winner

A group of researchers used AI and machine learning to predict that Spain and Germany are the most likely winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.13.18
Google
Google

Google Started a Political Shitstorm Because of Its Over-Reliance on Wikipedia

The feature that caused Google to say the ideology of the California Republican Party is "Nazism" is killing Wikipedia.
Jason Koebler
5.31.18