Interesting Uses of AI That You May Never Think ofAI Spots 40,000 Prominent Scientists Overlooked by Wikipedia
AI is often criticized for its tendency to perpetuate society’s biases, but it’s equally capable of fighting them. Machine learning is currently being used to scan scientific studies and news stories to identify prominent scientists who aren’t featured on Wikipedia.
This Robot Uses AI to Find Waldo, thereby ruining Where's Waldo
Built by creative agency Redpepper, There’s Waldo zeroes in and finds Waldo with a sniper-like accuracy. The metal robotic arm is a Raspberry Pi-controlled uArm Swift Pro which is equipped with a Vision Camera Kit that allows for facial recognition.
Indian Techie Claims to Have Created First Hindi-Speaking Humanoid
The Indian equivalent of Sophia, the world’s first humanoid, Rashmi uses linguistic interpretation and artificial intelligence to pick up the feeling of a conversation and articulate appropriate responses.
Object that Sounds
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CycleGAN Bikini Fix for Nudes
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