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People in old photos smiling, blinking and turning their heads

Make Your Ancestors Smile: AI tool from MyAncestry animates old photos.

Machine learning is bringing old photos to life. A new service from genealogy company MyHeritage lets users animate their ancestors’ portraits, making them smile, blink, and turn their heads.
Film from 1911 colored

History in Hi Res: How machine learning can enhance archival footage

While deep learning is taking us into the future, it’s also opening windows into the past. A Redditor brought 100-year-old silent film footage of New York City into the 21st century by automatically sharpening the picture, boosting the frame rate, and adding color.

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