machine learning

programming

Watching AI Slowly Forget a Human Face Is Incredibly Creepy

This time lapse of a neural network with the neurons slowly switching off is a haunting experiment in machine learning.
Samantha Cole
6.3.19
Artificial Intelligence

This Clothing Line Was Designed By AI

'Glitch' is a new company that sells dresses generated by machine learning algorithms.
Rob Dozier
6.3.19
programming

Americans Don’t Need Deepfakes to Believe Lies About Nancy Pelosi

President Trump tweeted a video of House speaker Nancy Pelosi that was altered to make her look and sound drunk, with the speed slowed down to 75 percent.
Samantha Cole
5.24.19
programming

It's Getting Way Too Easy to Create Fake Videos of People's Faces

Samsung researchers developed an algorithm that only needs one source image to create fake videos.
Samantha Cole
5.23.19
programming

Turn Your Pet Into Another Species With This AI Tool

Using similar algorithms to deepfakes, Nvidia developed a new way to turn your pets into tigers, wolves, and other animals.
Samantha Cole
5.14.19
Hacking

Google Thought My Phone Number Was Facebook’s and It Ruined My Life

A quirk in Google’s search algorithm turned me into Facebook’s customer support.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.9.19
In Moderation

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
4.17.19
Motherboard

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
Motherboard

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
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