Try The Everypixel Tool To See What A Computer Thinks Of Your Best Shot

#AI can now predict whether or not humans will think your photo is awesome

  • The Aesthetics tool, still in beta testing, allows users to upload a photo and get an auto-generated list of tags, as well as a percentage rate on the “chance that this image is awesome.”
  • According to developers, the neural network was trained to view an image much in the same way a human photo editor would, looking at factors such as color, sharpness, and subject.
  • As early users report, the system seems to be fairly good at recognizing factors like whether or not the image is sharp and if the composition is interesting, but it is certainly far from a pair of human eyes.
  • While the results of just how “awesome” a photo is may not be accurate for every image, the auto-tagging tool could prove useful, generating a list of keywords from object recognition as well as less concrete terms, like love, happiness, and teamwork.
  • Clicking on a keyword will bring up an Everypixel search for other images with that same tag, or users can copy and paste the list of keywords.

Can a computer judge art? A new neural network program will rank photos by their probability of being awesome.
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Why Artificial Intelligence Is Less Discriminatory Than People

When will #AI stop being so racist? 

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  • So it shouldn’t surprise us that algorithms can learn biases from data that has been generated by humans.
  • Because sentencing systems are based on historical data, and black people have historically been arrested and convicted of more crimes, an algorithm could be designed in order to correct for bias that already exists in the system.
  • University of Chicago researcher Berkeley Dietvorst demonstrates that people will avoid using algorithms that make errors, even in cases where statistical forecasts perform better than human forecasts.
  • In addition to examining bias in algorithms, it is critical to examine the bias that pops up when humans use the algorithm’s results to make decisions.
  • So let’s not wring our hands about discrimination in AI models and forget that the alternative of human decision-making in manual processes is much worse.

Artificial intelligence has become so ubiquitous these days that we barely realize when we’re using it. Sophisticated algorithms
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This interactive map uses machine learning to arrange visually similar fonts

This interactive map uses machine learning to arrange visually similar fonts

  • Typography enthusiasts likely already know how to identify fonts by name, but it’s always useful to explore visually similar fonts when you feel like changing up your options.
  • Design consultant firm IDEO’s Font Map helps you do exactly that, with an interactive tool that lets you browse through fonts by clicking on them and seeing ones nearby that look similar, or by specifically searching for fonts by name.
  • IDEO software designer Kevin Ho built the map using a machine learning algorithm that can sort fonts by visual characteristics, like weight, serif or san-serif, and cursive or non-cursive.
  • “Designers need an easier way to discover alternative fonts with the same aesthetic — so I decided to see if a machine learning algorithm could sort fonts by visual characteristics, and enabling designers to explore type in a new way,” he wrote in a blog post.
  • Services that compare and suggest visually similar fonts already exist, like Identifont and the blog Typewolf, but IDEO’s tool makes it easy to quickly browse and at the very least, appreciate all the options out there that help make the web more beautiful.

Typography enthusiasts likely already know how to identify fonts by name, but it’s always useful to explore visually similar fonts when you feel like changing up your options. Design consultant…
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Twilight’s Kristen Stewart co-authored a paper on artificial intelligence

Kristen Stewart co-wrote an academic paper about artificial intelligence

  • Kristen Stewart â the actress best known for “Twilight” â has co-written a paper on machine learning.
  • Kristen Stewart – the actress best known…
  • According to the paper, the project was based on an impressionistic painting of Stewart’s, which shows a man waking up.
  • The response to the paper has been positive from the academic community, if slightly bemused.
  • The paper, first spotted by Quartz , is co-bylined with Adobe research engineer Bhautik J. Joshi and producer David Shapiro.

The actress and director outlined the use of neural style transfer in her film ‘Come Swim’.
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Kristen Stewart Publishes Research Paper on Using Artificial Intelligence to Create Art, Kicks Off Sundance Film Festival

Kristen Stewart publishes a research paper on using artificial intelligence to create art.

  • Kristen Stewart Publishes Research Paper on Using Artificial Intelligence to Create Art, Kicks Off Sundance Film Festival
  • Come Swim debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday.
  • The Twilight star co-authored a research paper, which published Wednesday on Cornell Univerity’s ArXiv , an online cache of non-peer reviewed research.
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  • If you’re into the heady science aspect of visual art, you can check out Stewart’s research .

The ‘Come Swim’ writer-director explores the intersection of science, technology and visual art in her newest film.
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Actress Kristen Stewart (yes, that Kristen Stewart) just released a research paper on artificial intelligence — Quartz

  • Kristen Stewart (yes, that Kristen Stewart) just released a research paper on artificial intelligence
  • Trying to direct the algorithm into producing an artistically satisfying image proved more difficult than expected, according to the paper.
  • (You can see the images in the paper [pdf]).
  • Hollywood has used the concept of artificial intelligence in films for decades.
  • The paper describes the filmmaker’s experiments with style transfer, a popular use of machine learning that transforms one image into the artistic technique and color profile of another.

Hollywood has used the concept of artificial intelligence in films for decades. Now, one A-lister is trying to use AI to make art, instead of just inspire it. Kristen Stewart is most well-known for her star role in the massively successful (and massively mocked) Twilight movies. Less well-known is her interest in AI, laid out in a new paper on…
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NI Science Festival: Intelligent Beer

Taste the world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence at #NISF17...

  • Taste the world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence.
  • Join us as we explore the science behind the process, and give you the chance to try a beer that has been created by an algorithm
  • Its unique brewing method is controlled by A.I. which changes the recipe to improve itself based on consumer feedback.
  • IntelligentX Brewing Co. claims it can.
  • Thursday 16 February, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Taste the world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence.Can machine learning be used to brew better beer? IntelligentX Brewing Co. claims it can. Its unique brewing method is controlled by A.I. which changes the recipe to improve itself based on consumer feedback.  Join us as we explore the science behind the process, and give you the chance to try a beer that has been created by an algorithm
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