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Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Julie Kibler, author of Home for Erring and Outcast Girls: A Novel An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for “fallen girls,” and inspired by historical events. “Home for Erring and Outcast Girls deftly reimagines the wounded women who came seeking a second chance and a… Read Article →

GENERATING TV SCRIPTS WITH DEEP LEARNING | 100 Days of Code 7

GENERATING TV SCRIPTS WITH DEEP LEARNING | 100 Days of Code 7

I completed an interesting project recently, generating a TV script of a scene at Moe’s Tavern from the Simpsons completely from scratch. It’s still early days but I can see techniques like this being used to write books and create box office hits in the future. Medium link mentioned in the show: Thank you for watching! Say Hi to me anywhere: Web: Writing: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: #code #deeplearning #udacity well… Read Article →

Katie Walker wants sex trafficking education in public services

Katie Walker wants sex trafficking education in public services

Katie Walker is looking to improve ways to communicate to the public about “sex trafficking”. Katie was inspired to take action after accepting and working and playing the mom of a trafficked daughter in the movie 8 Days. See trailer here In this interview you will learn about her work and how you can help. all of us should be helping, learn about Share Together Now Org here #humanrights, #sextrafficking,… Read Article →

Author Stories Podcast Episode 676 | Sara Collins Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 676 | Sara Collins Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel. “A startling, compelling historical debut novel. . . should be on top of your vacation reading pile.” -The Washington Post “A stunning debut. . . . I love this book.” –Guardian “Reminiscent of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace . . . [a] devious, richly detailed debut.” –O: The Oprah Magazine A servant and former slave… Read Article →

Will Smith Tries Online Dating

Will Smith Tries Online Dating

Things get awkward when Will meets Sophia the Robot for an intimate conversation in the Cayman Islands. SUBSCRIBE: Thanks to Hanson Robotics for providing Sophia! For more information, visit WATCH MORE: Most Recent Videos: Best Of Will Smith: FOLLOW WILL: Instagram: Facebook: Westbrook Studios | Executive Producers: Will Smith, Miguel Melendez Producers: Aaron Ferguson, Lukas Kaiser, Brad Simpson, Sadao Turner Director: Luke Kelly-Clyne Editors: Andrew Peyton, Brian Vannucci, Steven Yee… Read Article →

This AI Can Clone Any Voice, Including Yours

This AI Can Clone Any Voice, Including Yours

Journalist Ashlee Vance travels to Montreal, Canada to meet the founders of Lyrebird, a startup that is using AI to clone human voices with frightening precision. ———- Hello World is a Webby and Emmy-nominated video series from Bloomberg that invites the viewer to come on a journey across the globe to find the inventors, scientists and technologists shaping our future. Join journalist and best-selling author Ashlee Vance on a quest… Read Article →

8 People Test Their Accents on Siri, Echo and Google Home | WIRED

8 People Test Their Accents on Siri, Echo and Google Home | WIRED

Andy Wood and Matt Kirshen test the limits of everyday AI against a variety of accents in linguistics tests designed to determine which AI is the best at understanding the most people. Featuring Google Home, Amazon Echo, and Siri. Check out more of Matt and Andy on their podcast at Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► Also, check out the free WIRED channel on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon… Read Article →

Job Automation: Are Writers, Artists, and Musicians Replaceable?

Job Automation: Are Writers, Artists, and Musicians Replaceable?

You’re probably reading this from either a smartphone or a laptop. It’s no small secret that the device you’re looking at can create works of art… if you put your mind to it. But therein lies the point that Andrew McAfee makes in this video: you need to put your own creativity into the computer for it to work. Interestingly enough, computers are pretty adept at creating architecture and music…. Read Article →

Sunspring | A Sci-Fi Short Film Starring Thomas Middleditch

Sunspring | A Sci-Fi Short Film Starring Thomas Middleditch

In the wake of Google’s AI Go victory, filmmaker Oscar Sharp turned to his technologist collaborator Ross Goodwin to build a machine that could write screenplays. They created “Jetson” and fueled him with hundreds of sci-fi TV and movie scripts. Building a team including Thomas Middleditch, star of HBO’s Silicon Valley, they gave themselves 48 hours to shoot and edit whatever Jetson decided to write. Hear the original song here:… Read Article →

A Trump Speech Written By Artificial Intelligence | The New Yorker

A Trump Speech Written By Artificial Intelligence | The New Yorker

We fed 270,000 words spoken by Donald Trump into a computer program that studies language patterns. This system analyzed his word choice and grammar, learning how to simulate Trump’s speech. Here is the speech written entirely by artificial intelligence. When prompting the neural network for written output, the system allows the user to select a “temperature”, which tells the program how creative or daring to be with its word choice…. Read Article →