Computer model aims to turn film scripts into animations

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a computer model that can translate text describing physical movements directly into simple computer-generated animations, a first step toward someday generating movies directly from scripts. Scientists have made tremendous leaps in getting computers to understand natural language, as well as in generating a […]

'Deepfake challenge' aims to find tools to fight manipulation

[ad_1] Deepfake videos can make it appear that people are doing or saying fictional things in an effort to spread misinformation Technology firms and academics have joined together to launch a “deepfake challenge” to improve tools to detect videos and other media manipulated by artificial intelligence. The initiative announced Thursday includes $10 million from Facebook […]

Russia aims high with new passenger plane

[ad_1] The showpiece of this year’s MAKS air salon in is the new civilian aircraft MC-21, to be formally shown Wednesday to potential clients after more than a decade in the making and multiple delays Russia is set to unveil on Wednesday its new passenger plane MC-21, billed as a competitor to Boeing and Airbus […]

Russia aims high with new passenger plane

[ad_1] The showpiece of this year’s MAKS air salon in is the new civilian aircraft MC-21, to be formally shown Wednesday to potential clients after more than a decade in the making and multiple delays Russia is set to unveil on Wednesday its new passenger plane MC-21, billed as a competitor to Boeing and Airbus […]

France aims for US digital tax deal by late August: minister

[ad_1] Trump and Macron have clashed over Paris’s taxation plan for digital giants with the US president denouncing his French counterpart’s “foolishness” France wants to reach a deal with the US on taxing tech giants by a G7 meeting in late August, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said Saturday. He was responding to US President […]