AI BRIEFS: June 2019

Watch artificial intelligence predict Conan O’Brien’s gestures just from the sound of his voice
SCIENCE | June 21, 2019 | by Matthew Hutson |‘Every time you talk, your body moves in sync, whether it’s something as subtle as eyes widening or more extreme movements like flailing arms.’

Adobe’s new AI tool can spot when a face has been Photoshopped
MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW | June 17, 2019 | by Charlotte Jee |
‘It’s just a prototype, but the company says it plans to take this research further and provide tools to identify and discourage the misuse of its products across the board.’

Bejesus! A cockamamie AI can predict which craptacular words you’ll find funny
SCIENCE | June 17, 2019 | By Matthew Hutson |
‘The research could lead to chatbots that sound more human and might be scaled up to predict the funniness of phrases or sentences, which could lead to writers’ assistants for evaluating or even generating chucklers.’

Humanoid AI robot becomes first to launch its own art exhibition
ENGINEERING&TECHNOLOGY | June 3, 2019 | By Jack Loughran
| ‘The artist in question is a humanoid AI robot called Ai-Da after the mathematician Ada Lovelace and can draw independently using a robotic arm and an inbuilt camera.’

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