‘Superintelligence’ in Seattle: AI researchers do a reality check on a movie that adds romance to tech

Melissa McCarthy and Bobby Cannavale star in “Superintelligence,” a romantic AI comedy that’s set in Seattle. Late-night TV host James Corden provides the AI voice. (New Line Cinema / HBO Max / WarnerMedia Photo) Seattle, Microsoft and the field of artificial intelligence come in for their share of the spotlight in “Superintelligence” — an HBO […]

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This AI tool generates your creepy lookalikes to trick facial recognition

If you’re worried about facial recognition firms or stalkers mining your online photos, a new tool called Anonymizer could help you escape their clutches. The app was created by Generated Media, a startup that provides AI-generated pictures to customers ranging from video game developers creating new characters to journalists protecting the identities of sources.  The company says it built […]

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How CAPTCHAs could show if an algorithm’s getting closer to AGI

Creating machines that have the general problem-solving capabilities of human brains has been the holy grain of artificial intelligence scientists for decades. And despite tremendous advances in various fields of computer science, artificial general intelligence still eludes researchers. Our current AI methods either require a huge amount of data, or a very large number of hand-coded rules, […]

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YouTube is testing AI-generated video chapters

YouTube‘s video chapters could soon get a time-saving AI upgrade. The streaming giant recently started testing using machine learning to automatically add chapters to videos. The company announced the trial on the YouTube test features and experiments page of the Google Support website: We want to make it easier for people to navigate videos with video chapters, so we […]

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