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Brain-Machine interfaces could give us all superpowers

May 16th, 2019 at 11:18 am » Comments Off

  I Am Human investigates the real-world possibilities of brain-computer interfaces. ONE RAINY DAY, Bill was riding his bicycle when the mail truck in front of him suddenly stopped. Bill didn’t. The crash left him paralyzed from the chest down. His autonomy, or what’s left of it, comes from voice controls that let him lower […]



Carnegie Mellon researchers create the most convincing deepfakes yet

August 29th, 2018 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

Ever heard of “deepfakes”? Videos generated with artificial intelligence (AI) that learn to superimpose the face of one person onto the body of another have been used to swap Harrison Ford for Nicolas Cage in countless movie clips, and for far more nefarious purposes, like fake celebrity porn and propaganda. Now, for better or worse, […]



AI is learning to make you cry at the movies

December 23rd, 2017 at 10:30 am » Comments Off

New research can predict how plots, images, and music affect your emotions while watching a movie.



AI program writes ‘perfect’ horror script, seeks crowdfunding

August 15th, 2016 at 6:48 am » Comments Off

Artificial intelligence has evolved enough that it can now take care of daily chores, drive a car, function as a trusty shopping buddy, and… write a screenplay? Impossible Things, an independent horror film project from Greenlight Essentials’ Jack Zhang, was reportedly produced (in part) by an augmented intelligence software tool which analyzes audience response data to […]



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