machine learning

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
2.17.19
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

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
jobs

Ten Wild Jobs That Didn't Exist Ten Years Ago

The job market is changing fast.
Beckett Mufson
10.16.18
Scunthorpe Problem

Life on the Internet Is Hard When Your Last Name is 'Butts'

The “Scunthorpe problem” has never really been solved and for people with "offensive" last names, this can be a real pain in the ass.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.29.18
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
8.19.18
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
7.9.18
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
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
6.16.18
AI

Meet the Woman Teaching Empathy to AI

"My job is like this school teacher for machines, where I’m looking after the finger-painting during their upbringing."
David Allegretti
5.29.18
Australia Today

Instagram Is Using AI to Filter Out Toxic Comments

The bots automatically delete anything that's "intended to harass or upset people.”
Millie Roberts
5.2.18
tech

Could Game Designers Crack Egyptian Hieroglyphics With Machine Learning?

Developers from "Assassin's Creed" are trying to make life easier for historians.
VICE Staff
11.3.17
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