Emerging Tech

An A.I. is designing retro video games — and they’re surprisingly good

[embedded content] Google DeepMind demonstrated a few years back that artificial intelligence (A.I.) could learn to play retro video games better than the majority of human players, without requiring any instruction as to how they should accomplish the feat. Now, researchers from Georgia Tech have taken the next logical leap by demonstrating how A.I. can be […]

Computer

Machine learning? Neural networks? Here’s your guide to the many flavors of A.I.

A.I. is everywhere at the moment, and it’s responsible for everything from the virtual assistants on our smartphones to the self-driving cars soon to be filling our roads to the cutting-edge image recognition systems reported on by yours truly. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, there’s good a chance you’ve heard […]

Photography

Aurora HDR 2019 applies A.I. to achieve more natural high dynamic range images

Skylum High dynamic range photography is easy to overdo into harsh colors and unnatural images — but the popular HDR-focused editor Aurora HDR is now using artificial intelligence to create more natural-looking edits. Skylum Aurora HDR 2019, launching on October 4 and now available for pre-order, is the most sophisticated version of the HDR tool […]