> Check out Sad Bunny
a Google Voice action which is “a sniffling, sobbing Google Home…created as a digital representation of myself who you console through a recent break-up.” This is a great example of a synthetic personality, although the voice is Google Home’s, not custom. Read more about it here
. This could have been in the voice section, but I’m including it the Synth section because it’s fundamentally about the personality of the “bot.” Having said that, this is precisely why voice platforms and synthetic media are related.
> Check out AICAN
, an Artificial Intelligence Artist and a Collaborative Creative Partner. “Each artwork AICAN makes is an answer to the question ‘If we teach the machine about art and styles and push it to generate novel images that do not follow established styles, what would it generate?”
Youtube video from NVIDIA showing the first AI Rendered Virtual World. “The frames you see are not rendered by a graphics engine, it’s rendered by AI technology that we built.”: