November 25, 2022

Researchers Develop a Way to Transmit an Entire Internet’s Worth of Data in a Second

The modern internet is—at its core—a complex network of cables and routers known as the internet backbone. This system is responsible for transmitting incredible amounts of data across the world every second of every day. In July 2021, Japanese researchers achieved a whopping 319 terabytes per second (Tb/s) across a fiber optic cable. As recently announced in Nature Photonics, researchers have hit another milestone in the quest for fast, extremely large data transfers.

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October 31, 2022

19th-Century Portraits Restored With AI Gives a Glimpse of What the Original Photographer Saw

AI technology has proven to be a useful tool for some artists; from creating portraits of historical figures like Cleopatra to generating images that capture what deceased pop icons would look like if they were still alive today. For the creators behind the YouTube channel Mystery Scoop, AI is used to render lifelike movement, enhancing their incredibly restored portraits.

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October 25, 2022

Man Fools Relatives Into Think He Has Girlfriend but She’s Actually AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is now sophisticated enough that it can make fake people appear to look real. Demonstrating this power is YouTuber Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect who has used AI photo editing to create a girlfriend who isn’t real. In a YouTube video, he shares a picture of himself taking a selfie with a smiling woman standing next to him and her hand on his shoulder.

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