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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
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This Website Uses AI to Generate the Faces of People Who Don't Exist serves up a new AI-generated face every time you hit refresh.
Matthew Gault

Watch DeepMind's AI Tackle 'Starcraft 2'

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

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

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

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
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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

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
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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

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

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