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Prompting DALL·E for Fun and Profit: Where to Buy DALL-E, Midjourney, and Stable Diffusion Inputs

An online marketplace enables people to buy text prompts designed to produce consistent output from the new generation of text-to-image generators.
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One Architecture to Do Them All: Transformer: The AI Architecture That Can Do It All

The transformer architecture extended its reach to a variety of new domains.What happened: Originally developed for natural language processing, transformers are becoming the Swiss Army Knife of deep learning.
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Voices for the Voiceless: Generative AI Models Are Creating Voices for Hollywood and Video Games

Musicians and filmmakers adopted AI as a standard part of the audio-production toolbox. What happened: Professional media makers embraced neural networks that generate new sounds and modify old ones. Voice actors bristled.
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Transformers Take Over: Transformers Applied to Vision, Language, Video, and More

In 2021, transformers were harnessed to discover drugs, recognize speech, and paint pictures — and much more.
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Multimodal AI Takes Off: Multimodal Models, such as CLIP and Dall-E, Are Taking Over AI
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Multimodal AI Takes Off: Multimodal Models, such as CLIP and Dall-E, Are Taking Over AI

While models like GPT-3 and EfficientNet, which work on text and images respectively, are responsible for some of deep learning’s highest-profile successes, approaches that find relationships between text and images made impressive
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GPT-3 for All: GPT-3 is Available for Select Azure Users

Microsoft is making GPT-3 available to selected customers through its Azure cloud service.
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Seeing Through Forgeries: Researchers Use AI to Identify Da Vinci Forgery

Accusations of fraud hang over some of the world’s most highly valued artworks. Machine learning engineers are evaluating the authenticity of these famous pieces.
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Artistry Is Obsolete: Is AI Making Human Artists Obsolete?

Is human creativity being replaced by the synthetic equivalent? The fear: AI is cranking out increasingly sophisticated visual, musical, and literary works. AI-generated media will flood the market, squeezing out human artists and depriving the world of their creativity.
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Different Strokes for Robot Folks: Transformer-Based Image Generator Imitates Painters

A neural network can make a photo resemble a painting via neural style transfer, but it can also learn to reproduce an image by applying brush strokes. A new method taught a system this painterly skill without any training data.
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Roll Over, Beethoven: AI Completes Beethoven's 10th Symphony

Ludwig van Beethoven died before he completed what would have been his tenth and final symphony. A team of computer scientists and music scholars approximated the music that might have been.
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CLIP Art

Creative engineers are combining deep learning systems to produce a groundswell of generated imagery. Researchers, hackers, and artists are producing new works by pairing CLIP, a pretrained image classifier, with a generative adversarial network (GAN).
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Sorting Shattered Traditions

Computer vision is probing the history of ancient pottery | What’s new: Researchers at Northern Arizona University developed a machine learning model that identifies different styles of Native American painting on ceramic fragments and sorts the shards by historical period.
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Crouching Beggar, Hidden Painting

Neural networks for image generation don’t just create new art — they can help recreate works that have been lost for ages. Oxia Palus, a UK startup dedicated to resurrecting lost art through AI.
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New Life for Old Songs

Neural networks can tease apart the different sounds in musical. Companies and hobbyists are using deep learning to separate voices and instruments in commercial recordings, Wired reported.
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How Art Makes AI Feel

An automated art critic spells out the emotional impact of images. Led by Panos Achlioptas, researchers at Ecole Polytechnique, King Abdullah University, and Stanford University trained a deep learning system to generate subjective interpretations of art.
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