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This short sci-fi movie starring David Hasselhoff was written by an AI

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Directed by Oscar Sharp and starring Baywatch icon David Hasselhoff, It's No Game takes us to an alternate reality where, in midst of heated writer's strike in Hollywood, AI script writers have gradually began to replace human ones. Using an advanced nanobot technology, producers have found a way to channel the inner thoughts and mannerism of the AI writers directly to human actors, causing them to act out borderline non-sensical lines put together by various algorithms trained on Shakespeare, Aaron Sorkin and Golden Age Hollywood movies. To crank out the script for the movie, Benjamin's creator Ross Goodwin trained the AI according to six different models, sourcing dialogue lines from classic movie and television titles like Knight Rider and Baywatch. Here's how Ars Technica summed up the process: Put simply, the algorithm learns to create long sentences based on learning rules from a corpus of writing.


This short sci-fi movie starring David Hasselhoff was written by an AI

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Directed by Oscar Sharp and starring Baywatch icon David Hasselhoff, It's No Game takes us to an alternate reality where, in midst of heated writer's strike in Hollywood, AI script writers have gradually began to replace human ones. Using an advanced nanobot technology, producers have found a way to channel the inner thoughts and mannerism of the AI writers directly to human actors, causing them to act out borderline non-sensical lines put together by various algorithms trained on Shakespeare, Aaron Sorkin and Golden Age Hollywood movies. To crank out the script for the movie, Benjamin's creator Ross Goodwin trained the AI according to six different models, sourcing dialogue lines from classic movie and television titles like Knight Rider and Baywatch. Unlike last time however, Goodwin fed the AI solely with subtitle files, and not raw scripts, in order to avoid the uncanny stage directions and character names from Sunspring.


Kristen Stewart has co-authored a paper on artificial intelligence

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Here's a sentence you don't get to read everyday: Kristen Stewart has surprised the artificial intelligence community by publishing a paper on machine learning. The Twilight actress recently made her directorial debut with the short film Come Swim, and in it used a machine learning technique known as "style transfer" (where the aesthetics of one image or video is applied to another) to create an impressionistic visual style. Along with special effects engineer Bhautik J Joshi and producer David Shapiro, Stewart has co-authored a paper on this work in the film, publishing it in the popular online repository for non-peer reviewed work, arXiv. Once more: Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame directs movie; writes arXiv paper about using StyleNet during production https://t.co/NZ4I1yhQUN To be someone in Hollywood, you've got to put your ML papers on Arxiv and you better use TensorFlow... https://t.co/2Rcg1ccJ36