Made With ARKit - Realistic AR brush texture paintings with deep 

“We’re taking the styles from well-known works of art, for instance van Gogh’s “The Starry Night”. The way it works is, we train a neural network to pickup stylistic components of existing paintings. The user’s photo is then transformed using the neural network so that it retains the overall structure but gains the stylistic elements of the image the network was trained on. Getting a realistic brush stroke texture was important here to be able to create the illusion of a real painting. So that took some effort to get right.

Darwin and AI – Anxious Robot 

If we connect Darwin’s theory with where AI is headed, it seems a fait accompli that humans are doomed. Machines, blindly, will iterate, iterate, iterate as they redesign themselves — and at a rate nearly infinitely faster than humans can reproduce — until, given enough training data, there’s nothing they won’t be able to do better than us.

Kaspersky says it briefly possessed classified NSA files 

Jake Williams, a cybersecurity expert and former NSA analyst, told the AP that because Kaspersky was trying to woo US government clients at the time, it made sense that it would have chosen to delete the files. “It makes sense that they pulled those up and looked at the classification marking and then deleted them,” he said. “I can see where it’s so toxic you may not want it on your systems.” However, he added the fact that an NSA employee put classified material on an already compromised home computer was “absolutely wild.”

Mongersen Fails | In the Pipeline 

It doesn’t seem to have any particularly bad safety issues, so under some regulatory proposals, that would have been the time to let suffering Crohn’s patients take it on a risk basis, speed up development, get the regulatory barriers out of the way, all that stuff. But that would have given everyone three years of useless placebo, at a no doubt stiff price. And since more drugs in clinical trials fail than work, I’m still baffled at how giving people a chance to pay for them at that point is supposed to improve health or save anyone money. It certainly wouldn’t have in this case. Celgene stuffed well over $700 million in real money into the shredder on this effort, and a million Crohn’s patients could have joined them.

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