Just in Time for Halloween, We Now Have an A.I. Program for Making Celebrities Look Absolutely Horrifying

MIT’s artificial intelligence-based nightmare machine will haunt your dreams.

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  • It’s surprising how well the algorithm can extract the element from the ‘scary’ templates and plant it into the landmarks.”
  • Having learned what makes certain images scary, the algorithms pulls out these elements and combines them with ordinary images.

Angelina Jolie’s lips bleed onto her sallow, greying skin. Ellen DeGeneres stares at us with one crazed eye, blood dripping out of her mouth. Kermit th …
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