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A $500 PC and an AI Did a Way Better Job Erasing Henry Cavill’s Justice League Mustache Than Expensive VFX

There’s a long list of things wrong with the Justice League movie, not the least of which being the hasty and poorly-executed digital removal of Henry Cavill’s mustache that he couldn’t shave during the film’s reshoots. But not to worry, some random dude on the internet with a $500 used PC and a world-changing AI […]

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Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds of tasks that computers used to be really bad at but are now really good at. It involves teaching a computer to teach itself. And you can learn to do it in well under […]

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This Coachella lineup of AI generated artist names is outrageous

Each year, a plethora of fake Coachella lineups circulate the internet. Reddit users and trolls of the deep web come together in an effort to dupe the masses, get a good laugh, or ultimately just embody a looming existential crisis vis-à-vis the curatorial form.The latest pseudo-Coachella lineup poster, generated by AI community Botnik Studios, has to […]

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This Coachella lineup of AI generated artist names is outrageous

Each year, a plethora of fake Coachella lineups circulate the internet. Reddit users and trolls of the deep web come together in an effort to dupe the masses, get a good laugh, or ultimately just embody a looming existential crisis vis-à-vis the curatorial form.The latest pseudo-Coachella lineup poster, generated by AI community Botnik Studios, has to […]

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Saudi Arabia Grants Citizenship To Female Robot That Is More Pleasing Than Most Human Women

When the American political scientist Francis Fukuyama, primarily famous for his partly misguided “end of history” theory (the idea that free market capitalism and liberal democracy will dominate the entire world in the not too distant future), took his next step as an intellectual, he wrote Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution. One […]

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A Mod for Civilization Makes Rogue AI More Dangerous Than Gandhi’s Nukes

The University of Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) does serious research on preventing the end of the world. For its latest project, the Centre wanted to highlight the risk that unrestrained artificial intelligence poses to civilization. To do that, it’s released a free mod that turns the…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Google Home & Alexa don’t record everything their users say, but assistant owners can easily delete their command history anyway

Contrary to viral belief, Amazon and Google’s electronic assistants aren’t recording everything that Google Home and Alexa users say. While the Alexa and Google Home’s microphones remain on, the systems don’t register conversation until a user says the given assistant’s “wake word.” Traditionally “Ok Google” for Google Home owners, and “Alexa” for Amazon’s Alexa, once […]

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Amazon’s AI assistant Alexa throws ‘her own party,’ incites authorities

Amazon‘s AI personal assistant Alexa incited German authorities to action after reportedly throwing “her own party” in a Hamburg resident’s flat. The Alexa-enabled soirée began to play music at maximum volume at 1:50 AM. The noise exacerbated neighbors who called the police to register the disturbance. Police broke into the sixth-floor Hamburg flat, quieting Alexa […]

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This Halloween, Dress Up Like Elon Musk Singing Johnny Cash Around a Campfire

On Thursday, eccentric billionaire and former boyfriend of Amber Heard Elon Musk, horrified all 3.2 million of his Instagram followers by posting a video of himself singing along to Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” while sipping whiskey and roasting marshmallows around a campfire. The video is a true Lynchian nightmare,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Actress to embark on North American tour with two AI performers in tow

Actress is taking artificial intelligence on tour with him.The British DJ is using technology in a new way on his North American tour, bringing along two AI performers as support, a move that is somewhat unprecedented for a touring artist. The AI performers will appear alongside “chrome man,” Actress’s keyboard player. Kicking off October 11, […]

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What happens to the human musician when artificial intelligence can also produce music?

In the future, the performer that you see behind the decks at a mega festival might bear a physical composition more similar to the decks themselves than to human DNA.While dance music fans will not see artists like Axwell ^ Ingrosso replaced by artificial intelligence (AI) any time soon, the role that AI will play in the […]

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What happens to the human musician when artificial intelligence can also produce music?

In the future, the performer that you see behind the decks at a mega festival might bear a physical composition more similar to the decks themselves than to human DNA.While dance music fans will not see artists like Axwell ^ Ingrosso replaced by artificial intelligence (AI) any time soon, the role that AI will play in the […]

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StarCraft Could Be the Next Game AI Destroys Us At

My experience with StarCraft was probably the stupidest possible: I really liked the books. Sure, I played the games, but mostly I played single-player because I was not very good, and enjoyed the story. But for some reason, it was Sarah Kerrigan’s tale told through the novelization that resonated with me the most.Read more… Continue […]

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Microsoft’s AI Just Shattered the Ms. Pac-Man High Score

According to Twin Galaxies, the official high score for the arcade version of Ms. Pac-Man belongs to Abdner Ashman, with 933,580 points. Or at least it did, before an artificial intelligence developed by Microsoft achieved the maximum possible score for the game, 999,990.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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