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🏆 Midjourney wins a victory in copyright case
🧠 AI generates images from human brains
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Stability AI, Midjourney, and DeviantArt won the case against the artists who accused these companies of using their artworks without consent for AI model training.
The primary reason the companies won:
Two of the artists involved hadn't registered their artworks with the U.S. Copyright Office, and the third artist had registered only a small fraction of the works claimed in the lawsuit.
AI has been chosen as the Word of the Year 2023 by Collins Dictionary. Alex Beecroft, director of Collins Dictionary, remarked that AI has been a dominant topic in 2023, likening its ubiquity and integration into daily life to technologies like email and streaming.
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Meta was just able to decode Images from Brain Activity in real time..
This technique involves a pipeline that aligns MEG signals with pre-trained image data, and then generates visual representations. Although these generated images lack the detail of those produced by higher resolution.
The work represents a growing interest in the AI field to merge human brain activity with computer systems, a space where companies like Neuralink are also active. (see demo)
Here is the AI that people use to make images of places from afar look like faces:
🎨 Personalizing AI to a particular style
🎨 He asked chatGPT to create 8-bit/pixelated interpretations of famous artworks in DALL·E 3. The results are lovely.
TRENDING TOOLS AND WEBSITES
Radames - A text-to-image version so you can get a sense of what it's like to live-prompt a model.
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Fabric - With AI that understands the content and context of every file, document, and image, and can turn it into actionable insights and helpful summaries
Switchboard AI - now you can summarize, Q&A, and more on sets of docs and live web apps all at the same time
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