Photo Synthesis

Google’s Auto Awesome will take the best areas of slightly different photographs and combine them into one new, never-quite-was best version. A new article suggests that this kind of artful interpretation of history may prove problematic when AI determines what parts of photos are important. Anthony argues that no photograph is a true depiction, while Jeff wonders if we will ever remember something accurately again.

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Article: [http://petapixel.com/2014/10/07/official-s-now-re-writing-history/](http://petapixel.com/2014/10/07/official-s-now-re-writing-history/)

Google’s Auto Awesome will take the best areas of slightly different photographs and combine them into one new, never-quite-was best version.  A new article suggests that this kind of artful interpretation of history may prove problematic when AI determines what parts of photos are important.  Anthony argues that no photograph is a true depiction, while Jeff wonders if we will ever remember something accurately again.

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 Hey! If you’re enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you use to listen. Here’s the iTunes link:  http://bit.ly/wehaveconcerns

 

Jeff on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/jeffcannata

 

Anthony on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/acarboni

 

Article:  http://petapixel.com/2014/10/07/official-s-now-re-writing-history/

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