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As Christie’s auctions its first A.I. painting, the meaning of ‘art’ gets blurrier

Later this year, a painting generated by A.I. will go up for auction. Here's why that's actually a major milestone for machine intelligence -- and its newfound ability to be creative.
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Like an A.I. acid trip, this neural net rebuilds reality with flowers and fire

Artist and machine learning guru Memo Akten created a deep-learning neural network which views the world entirely as flowers, waves, fire or sky. The results are kind of beautiful.
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Today, A.I. helps detect tiny earthquakes. Tomorrow, it might predict the big one

In a recent study, an A.I. system was shown to be more accurate than current methods at detecting earthquakes, and may help bring scientists and seismologists closer to the elusive goal of earthquake prediction.
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This A.I. eavesdrops on emergency calls to warn of possible cardiac arrests

In Denmark, a smart voice recognition system is being employed by emergency services to diagnose possible cardiac arrest when a person phones up looking for help. Here's how it works.

Google’s new kit uses Raspberry Pi to bring image recognition to your project

This week, Google introduced a new kit for your project based on the Raspberry Pi Zero W board. It enables cloud-free image recognition, and complements Google's other kit adding voice recognition to DIY projects.
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What the heck is machine learning, and why is it everywhere these days?

Machine learning has been responsible for some of the biggest advances in artificial intelligence over the past decade. But what exactly is it? Check out our handy beginner's guide.
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Algorithm learns to predict the perp on ‘CSI’ by binge-watching episodes

Researchers at the U.K.’s University of Edinburgh trained an algorithm to predict the perpetrator on episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation by getting it to binge-watch episodes.
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Artificial intelligence could help us see farther into space than ever before

New AI algorithm is 10 million times faster at analyzing images of so-called "gravitational lenses" in space. That means that analysis which previously took months can now be carried out in a fraction a second.
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An AI just beat George R.R. Martin to writing the latest ‘Game of Thrones’ novel

Software engineer and 'Game of Thrones' fan Zack Thoutt has created an AI with the goal of predicting events in the as-yet-unfinished sixth novel in the series, The Winds of Winter.
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How would Mozart play ‘Hotline Bling?’ AI will soon help us find out

Researchers from the U.K.'s Birmingham City University plan to use artificial neural networks to tell us how modern songs may sound if performed by earlier artists. Here is how they are doing it.
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Anti-plagiarism AI bot can identify written works composed by the same author

Want to know if you're dealing with a plagiarist? Emma Identity is an AI web app that's able to accurately determine the authorship of a particular text based on a person’s writing style.
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The craft beer names this artificial intelligence comes up with are … unique

AI can already brew its own original craft beers, so it was only going to be so long before some smart individual gave it the ability to come up with unique names for new beers, too.

Adobe’s 3D beta Project Felix can now re-create lighting using neural networks

Composting in Project Felix is getting more realistic effects thanks to a new lighting tool that replicates the original scene's light. The new feature is part of Adobe's beta 3D graphics program.
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Faces generated with neural networks are the trippiest thing you’ll see all day

A project created in the free time of a Google engineer uses neural networks to generate images of human faces that look pretty darn real. We may still be in the uncanny valley, but we can at least see the exit.
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Multi-user support for Google Home has made it across the pond to the U.K.

Google's smart speaker just got a lot better. Thanks to a neural network and other AI smarts, Google Home can now distinguish between peoples' voices and supports multiple accounts.

This A.I.-powered tool from Corel turns chicken scratch into digital artwork

Corel has launched CorelDraw Design Suite 2017, a rebrand of its Graphics Suite X8. New features include a sketch tool that uses artificial intelligence that can automatically interpret hand-drawn scratches as the user intended.
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An artificial synapse on a chip is able to learn autonomously

Neural networks are responsible for some of the biggest breakthroughs in AI, but they also require a lot of power to run. This artificial synapse on a chip, which learns like the human brain, could help.
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After weeks spent watching porn, this neural network can identify adult film stars

Neural networks have brought us self-driving cars, machine translation tools and... an AI that can recognize performers in the adult entertainment industry. Here's everything you need to know.