Google’s latest AI art project turns your face into a ‘poem portrait’

Google’s latest AI art project turns your face into a ‘poem portrait’

Google is always sponsoring weird and inventive projects with the help of artificial intelligence, and its latest is characteristically odd. Named PoemPortraits, the web app takes a word of your suggestion and combines it with a selfie to create the eponymous poem portrait. Basically, it’s an Instagram filter paired with a few lines of AI-generated…

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John Legend Is Your New Google Assistant—Listen for Yourself

John Legend Is Your New Google Assistant—Listen for Yourself

Singer John Legend went to a recording studio for 10 days to help Google create a synthetic imitation of his voice.Mireya Acierto/Getty ImagesGoogle started an unusual artificial intelligence experiment this month. If you instruct its Siri-style virtual assistant to “talk like a Legend,” it will speak in a simulacrum of the smooth sound of Grammy-winning…

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Google’s next Doodle uses AI to generate music in the style of Johann Sebastian Bach

Google’s next Doodle uses AI to generate music in the style of Johann Sebastian Bach

Google’s Doodles are often elaborate creations, but the upcoming Doodle to celebrate the birthday of composer Johann Sebastian Bach is positively baroque. With the help of artificial intelligence, the interactive Doodle allows users to generate harmonies for any melody they input in the style of the famous 18th century composer. Google used machine learning to…

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Google to launch a ‘Chromebook App Hub’ for educational apps and lesson ideas

Google to launch a ‘Chromebook App Hub’ for educational apps and lesson ideas

Google today announced an expansion of its educational initiatives with the Chromebook App Hub from Google for Education, due to launch later in 2019. The new resource is designed to offer teachers and other curriculum administrators an easier, more centralized means of finding the appropriate educational tools and apps they can use in the classroom.…

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