Blog: Weekly innovation roundup! #4
Wolves with iPads, AI bodies, the next ai chart topper, and more…
By Francisco Jordão, Technical Lead at AnalogFolk
Welcome to the AnalogFolk weekly innovation roundup, where our technical lead Francisco Jordão summarises the innovations of the week; from the weird to the wonderful, and everything in-between.
OpenAI’s MuseNet model can generate four-minute compositions with 10 different instruments across styles ‘from country to Mozart to the Beatles.’
A new AI algorithm can create photorealistic images of people’s bodies from scratch. It could automate models out of a job, but also be misused to mislead.
The chip on show at Amazon’s MARS event — alongside karate-chopping robots and Martian bases — is many times more efficient than conventional silicon chips.
Who gives out more treats, dogs or wolves? Wolves are more willing to help each other than dogs, according to an experiment that involved canines activating touchscreens with their noses.
Developer season has begun! Next week, Google will be putting on a big party at the pointy outdoor amphitheatre in Mountain View. It’s shaping up to be a biggie, too, if this week’s Google earnings call was any indication. Sundar Pichai teased out a number of upcoming offerings from the company that we can expect.