From the excellent "Two Minute Papers" YouTube channel, a discussion of a paper titled "DeepRemaster: Temporal Source-Reference Attention Networks for Comprehensive Video Enhancement," that demonstrates the results of a neural network that fixes and colorizes aged, blurry, scratchy films.
Razer, famed for sleek and expensive laptops made to play games on, heads in a new direction with its $3500 Tensorbook—it comes with Linux, not Windows, and is designed for demanding machine-learning tasks. Tensorbook's GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q 16GB GPU delivers model training performance up to 4x faster than Apple's M1 Max, and up to… READ THE REST
Unlimited Dream Co. is a "collaboration between a UK-based artist and artificial intelligence." They make amazing art, which you can see here. I also follow their Twitter feed, and saw this weird image: These would be great characters for a horror movie. I didn't know what FFHQ was, so I looked it up. It's something… READ THE REST
The Uncanny Robot Podcast is a new podcast by Thersa Matsuura (previously at Boing Boing) and Rich Pav, where absurd AI-generated stories are read by humans and illustrated with GAN art and fantastic sound design. The resulting experiences are blessed with a bizarre intentionality that brings the machine-brain literary madness particularly close to our own.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Cats are such mysterious and complex creatures, aren't they? Dogs feel easy to crack as pets. But with cats, it can be unclear what is going on underneath those big, glassy eyes. We… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's no secret that online hackers exist and are constantly lurking around for sensitive information at any opportunity they can. With every piece of your personal information and essential memories being stored online,… READ THE REST