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Jun 29, 2019

David Cage interview: Researching Detroit: Become Human’s back story of rogue AI

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

David Cage wrote a nearly 4,000-page script for Detroit: Become Human, which was steeped in research about artificial intelligence.

Jun 29, 2019

The Top 5 Artificial Intelligence Books to Read in 2019

Posted by in categories: futurism, robotics/AI

Here is a list of the top 5 books on artificial intelligence for beginners. These books will help you understand the current landscape of the technology as well as learn what the future holds.

Jun 29, 2019

‘DeepNude’ app that ‘undresses’ women shut down after furor

Posted by in categories: entertainment, robotics/AI

DeepNude already put on its clothes.


WASHINGTON, United States—The creators of an application allowing users to virtually “undress” women using artificial intelligence have shut it down after a social media uproar over its potential for abuse.

The creators of “DeepNude” said the software was launched several months ago for “entertainment” and that they “greatly underestimated” demand for the app.

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Jun 29, 2019

What If We Created a Superintelligence?

Posted by in category: neuroscience

What would happen if we created something far smarter than humans?

Jun 29, 2019

Happy 47th birthday Elon Musk, who has founded/led seven companies since he was 24 years old

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, neuroscience, space travel, sustainability

Age 45: Boring Co ($113M) Age 45: Neuralink ($27M) Age 44: OpenAI (nonprofit) Age 32: Tesla ($59B) Age 30: SpaceX ($30B) Age 28: PayPal ($1.5B) Age 24: Zip2 ($307M)

Pc: unknown.

Jun 29, 2019

Samsung’s Creepy New AI Can Generate Talking Deepfakes From a Single Image

Posted by in categories: information science, robotics/AI

Our deepfake problem is about to get worse: Samsung engineers have now developed realistic talking heads that can be generated from a single image, so AI can even put words in the mouth of the Mona Lisa.

The new algorithms, developed by a team from the Samsung AI Center and the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, both in Moscow work best with a variety of sample images taken at different angles – but they can be quite effective with just one picture to work from, even a painting.

mona lisa talk 1024 (Egor Zakharov)

Jun 29, 2019

One month after launch, all but three of SpaceX’s 60 Starlink satellites are communicating

Posted by in category: satellites

And two of the 60 have intentionally been de-orbited.

Jun 29, 2019

Google’s six rules for great data design

Posted by in category: materials

Think of it as Material Design for data visualization.

[Image: courtesy Google].

Jun 29, 2019

16 dog food brands may cause heart disease in pets, FDA warns

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, food

Regulator says certain types of pet food are more frequently connected to heart disease in dogs, but why is unclear.

Jun 29, 2019

Announcing a New Mission to Saturn’s Largest Moon on This Week @NASA

Posted by in category: space travel

This week: 🚁 A new mission to Saturn’s largest Moon Titan 🚀 Launching new missions & landing astronauts…on the same night!

🎛️ Restoring the glory to the Apollo Mission Control Room.

There are a few of the stories to tell you about on the latest episode of This Week at NASA! Watch: