neural networks

Can a dreaming AI fix low res digital photos in the edit?

Let's Enhance is an Estonia-based startup that's using a so called 'hallucinating AI' deep neural network to power a freemium photo upscaling service. Find out what happened when we fed it some photo

Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers that draw on its expertise using neural networks and deep learning technology to po

Teleport’s neural networks let you try before you hair dye

Meet Teleport: An app that's using a trained neural network to power a selfie-editing feature that lets you change the color of your hair at the touch of a button. 

FaceApp adds paid selfie styling effects

Face-morphing app FaceApp, which uses a neural network for editing selfies in a photorealistic fashion, has updated its app to what it's calling FaceApp 2.0 -- further fleshing out its monetization pl

What you should know about AI

Artificial intelligence seems to be nearly everywhere these days, yet most people have little understanding of AI technology, its capabilities and its limitations. Despite evocative names like “arti

This facial recognition system tracks how you’re enjoying a movie

As moviemaking becomes as much a science as an art, the moviemakers need ever-better ways to gauge audience reactions. Did they enjoy it? How much... exactly? At minute 42? A system from Caltech and D

Why the future of deep learning depends on finding good data

In the second part of our "A Mathless Guide to Neural Networks," we’ll take a look at why high-quality, labeled data is so important, where it comes from, how it’s used and what solutions our eage

Prisma’s next AI project is a fun selfie sticker maker called Sticky

Meet Sticky, the next app from the startup behind Prisma, which turns selfies into stylized and/or animated stickers for sharing to your social feeds. Sticky is launching today on iOS, with an Androi

IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array

IBM is working with the U.S. Air Force to improve its TrueNorth line of chips designed to optimize the performance of machine learning models at the hardware level. The new 64-chip array will consist

A discussion about AI’s conflicts and challenges

"The competition for talent at the moment is absolutely ferocious," agrees Professor Andrew Blake, whose computer vision PhD was obtained in 1983, but who is now, among other things, a scientific advi

Horble gray, Burf pink: This neural network’s attempts to name colors are inexplicably hilarious

There's hardly anything that we haven't tried putting machine learning to work at, and usually they take to it like a duck to water. That's not the case here, with a neural network attempting to learn

This neural network could make animations in games a little less awkward

The graphical fidelity of games these days is truly astounding, but one thing their creators struggle to portray is the variety and fluidity of human motion. An animation system powered by a neural ne

FaceApp apologizes for building a racist AI

If only all algorithmic bias were as easy to spot as this: FaceApp, a photo-editing app that uses a neural network for editing selfies in a photorealistic way, has apologized for building a racist alg

Neural networks made easy

If you’ve dug into any articles on artificial intelligence, you’ve almost certainly run into the term “neural network.” Modeled loosely on the human brain, artificial neural networks enable co

Prisma adds styles store and custom tool for superusers to make art filters

Style transfer app Prisma is adding another couple of new features as it works to keep its community engaged: a styles store and a tool that lets users create their own styles by uploading an image an

FaceApp uses neural networks for photorealistic selfie tweaks

If you're finding the vision of Trump's visage with a smile on it generating 'uncanny valley' levels of unease and creepiness you'd be right. The smile is FAKE NEWS folks! Created, after the fact, by

This neural network-based software will automatically color in your line art

Maybe you enjoy sketching as a hobby, but you’re not so crazy about the work that goes into colouring in your work, or you’re just lacking in the talent department when it comes to that si

Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language

All right, don't panic, but computers have created their own secret language and are probably talking about us right now. Well, that's kind of an oversimplification, and the last part is just plain un

Student’s iDentifi app puts object recognition in the hands of the visually impaired

For someone who is blind or partially sighted, everyday tasks can be a pain — choosing the right can from the pantry, for instance, or picking up the right book from the table. A smartphone could he

Prisma now supports real-time style transfer on Facebook Live

Prisma's app now supports real-time style transfer for livestreaming videos broadcast to the Facebook Live platform.
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