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The Tribeca Film Festival is taking submissions with ideas on how to use AI in storytelling. Five finalists will be invited to pitch their ideas before a panel of producers and technologists. We’ve already seen one incomprehensibly surreal sci-fi script written by a neural network, but using computer vision to scout locations or AI to compose soundtracks? Definitely do-able.VARIETY
IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD
Elon Musk reveals more on his new human-machine interface-cum-brain-implant that will let people communicate silently with each other via technology-powered “consensual telepathy,” transmitting, say, pictures to explain complicated concepts rather than words via an “incredibly low data rate called speech or typing.” We don’t have the words….WAIT BUT WHY
THE FUTURE WILL BE AUGMENTED
“We’re making the smartphone camera the first augmented reality platform,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced this week. New tools will enable the creation of in-camera AR features such as selfie masks that adapt to your facial movements, a cool use of computer vision. Interestingly, new AR capabilities were just added to Snapchat. So don’t stop trying to make AR happen. It’s going to happen.FORTUNE
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—Fei Fei Li,Director of Stanford’s Artificial Intelligence Lab and Vision Lab
— Serge Belongie, Cornell University