Meet the latest Hollywood couple to hit the world stage (via Drew Conway):
Neither of those people are real, though. Instead, they were generated by an AI algorithm by researchers at NVIDIA. The algorithm was trained using 30,000 images of real celebrities (using a NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU for 20 days), and then was able to generate an essentially infinite series of "celebrity-like" images. Here's an hours' worth of the results:
The same process applies to other types of images as well: given suitable training images, the researchers were able to generate convincing images of fake buses, fake bicycles, fake furniture and fake horses. Make you wonder about the future of stock photography...
Anyway, that's all for this week. We'll be back with more for the blog on Monday, and in the meantime have a great weekend!