AI or Treat?

ai-horror-bartCan machines learn to scare us? Three scientists from the MIT Media Lab—Pinar Yanardag, Manuel Cebrian, Iyad Rahwan—are trying to teach them, using state-of-the-art-now deep learning algorithms:

Can machines learn to scare us? Towards this goal, we present you Haunted Faces and Haunted Places: computer generated scary imagery powered by deep learning algorithms and evil spirits!

They have set up a scary site—Nightmare Machine—and an instagram account to celebrate Halloween. Go have a look, and watch out!

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