I/we have launched a small social media effort that has yours truly is “hosting”. I’m going to be interviewing members of the marketing department to talk about their areas of interest. You can follow us on Instagram @du_mktgdept or on YouTube. Enjoy!
Refik is very interesting. Inspired by the movie Blade Runner as a boy and now enamored with using architecture as the canvas for complex data visualizations, he’s exploring the interaction of AI and art. Truly fascinating . . . You can find more of his work here: @refikanadol
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Always together. An AI Pet Robot that’s just like a real animal. MOFLIN is an AI Pet created from a totally new concept. It possesses emotional capabilities that evolve like living animals. With its warm soft fur, cute sounds, and adorable movement, you’d want to love it forever. We took a nature inspired approach and developed a unique algorithm that allows MOFLIN to learn and grow by constantly...
A user on YouTube called Funk Turkey, used an AI, more specifically a machine learning bot, to create a new song by Metallica. Even more specifically: Using lyrics.rip to scrape the Genius Lyrics Database, I made a Markov Chain write Metallica lyrics. This is the end result- “Deliverance Rides”.
This song isn’t bad. The rhythm is great even if the lyrics are a bit loose. Enjoy!
So . . . I like many others, loved this commercial from Google. I’m also curious by the fact that many people seem to be missing the point. It shows Google Assistant becoming our personal assistant. This is an essential part of an AI learning about us and facilitating our needs. (It reminds me of Replika in a way.) The rise of personal searches is no secret and this is the next logical step...
This is fascinating trend. My students (grads + undergrads) think it’s one of the creepiest things they’ve ever seen. It’s also gaining traction. I’ve been following @lilmiquela since 2018 when she came up in conversation (on stage) as SxSW Then I saw this article from the @nytimes this past June THEN I watched Mark Sagar of @soul_machines map out Will.i.am’s...
This group is interesting and from the sounds of it, 100% necessary. Apple and others have finally realized the social impact of what they do and are trying to resolve some of the issues. Check out humanetech.com.
This is the second episode of the YouTube Originals entitled The Age of A.I.. The diagnostic capability of AI is something to be expected. The ability to give a man some of his humanity back, is amazing.