A recently developed neural network is capable of captioning a series of images in a method which imitates human storytelling. Rather than simply identifying and describing objects, the AI makes inferences about what’s happening in a picture. And it’s eerily good at its job. The team, researchers from UC Santa Barbara, developed the AI to determine if a neural network could be used to deduce novel, abstract stories from images. According to a whitepaper published by the the team: Different from captions, stories have more expressive language styles and contain many imaginary concepts that do not appear in the images.… This story continues at The Next Web
Malaysia's Penang island is set to engage upon another mass land reclamation project, creating three new islands where there was only open sea before--sacrificing the maritime ecosystem and the livelihoods of local fishermen in the process.
GRANITE CITY, Ill.: After Donald Trump was elected president in 2016 on a pledge to "Make America Great Again" and revive the country's old industrial heartland, Dave Chrusciel hoped someday to return to his previous job at the steel mill here in this southern corner of Illinois.
That day has ...
ANALYSIS: When Sony executive John Tsuyoshi Kodera told investors this week that the PlayStation 4 is entering the “final phase of its life cycle,” there were two ways to parse the news. You could disbelieve it — it’s a mistake, an overstatement, or likely to change — or assume that Sony was dead serious and already planning for the […]