Tech Break

Jan 11th 2017

Tech Break 3523

Make Me Smile, AI

Smile Vector is a Twitter bot that uses AI to change expressions on celebrity photos.
Category: TWiT Bits

Smile Vector is a new Twitter bot that scours the Internet for profile shots of celebrities and then utilizes artificial intelligence to warp their once static image into a video that shows their face evolve into other expressions they never made. An expressionless Jeff Bridges could suddenly become a moderately amused Jeff Bridges! Finally. This in conjunction with so many other advances in AI seems to be leading to a world where even our eyes and ears aren’t enough for gaining our trust. Full HD photo realistic images are a matter of a few years away. Fake news headlines are only the beginning.

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