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Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It

It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
Joseph Cox
3 days ago
AI

This Website Uses AI to Generate the Faces of People Who Don't Exist

Thispersondoesnotexist.com serves up a new AI-generated face every time you hit refresh.
Matthew Gault
2.14.19
AI

Watch DeepMind's AI Tackle 'Starcraft 2'

Update: DeepMind's AI crushed two human 'StarCraft II' pro players.
Matthew Gault
1.24.19
AI

This Guy Made a ‘Game Boy Supercomputer’ That Can Handle 1 Billion Frames Per Second

Teaching AI how to transfer knowledge from one game to another is a tricky task, but some clever hardware hacking offered a solution.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.19.18
AI

These People Are Not Real—They Were Created By AI

Machine learning algorithms are getting scary-good at creating fake images that look real.
Jordan Pearson
12.14.18
AI

AI Can Generate Interactive Virtual Worlds Based on Simple Videos

Nvidia’s new AI represents a major leap forward in graphics generation based on neural networks.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.3.18
ad blockers

Researchers Defeat Most Powerful Ad Blockers, Declare a ‘New Arms Race’

Perceptual ad blockers will come out on the losing side in the war against internet advertisers and expose users to a host of new attack vectors in the process, the researchers warned.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.9.18
AI

Watch an AI Modeled After a Worm's Brain Park a Tiny Car Like a Pro

Researchers created a machine learning model loosely inspired by the brain of C. elegans to create a more interpretable kind of AI.
Jordan Pearson
11.5.18
movies are bad

Fox Is Using Google's Machine Learning to Predict What Movies You'll Like

Data scientists at 20th Century Fox and Google Cloud have developed machine-learning software that can analyze movie trailers and predict how likely people are to see those movies in theaters.
Ian Birnbaum
11.2.18
AI

Researchers Created an 'AI Physicist' That Can Derive the Laws of Physics in Imaginary Universes

Teaching AI how to combine smaller models to understand complex situations has been a major stumbling block for machine learning research.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.1.18
machine learning

This Researcher Created ‘DeepCreamPy,’ a Machine Learning Algorithm That Uncensors Hentai

“DeepCreamPy” takes the blur off of illustrated Japanese porn.
Samantha Cole
10.31.18
machine learning

Facing Tomorrow's High-Tech School Surveillance

Installed in the wake of recent high-profile mass shootings, controversial facial recognition systems that scan students’ faces could be the not-too-distant future for schools across America and beyond.
Rose Eveleth
10.29.18
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