The Checkpoint #6 – Scene-stealing blobs and glitchy symphonies
News & articles
Centipede Diffusion update – I've featured this notebook a lot, but it's just so good. Latest release sees a new UI for precisely selecting where to inpaint. Definitely worth checking out.
Thin-Plate Spline Motion Model for Image Animation – Cryptic name, but can transfer motion from a video to a still image startlingly well – Colab, Github, Paper
SymphonyNet – Generate symphonic soundtracks to compliment your AI movies. Pretty cool, though the results do get more mad as they progress.
Featured notebook – BlobGAN
Instead of generating an image as a whole, BlobGAN constructs scenes from depth-arranged 'blobs' of elements. The upshot is that by moving and resizing a blob, the network moves and resizes a wardrobe in your bedroom scene, for example.
The interface for editing blobs is tricky and the ability to upload custom scenes hasn't been released yet, but it works well as a first release. This kind of feature built into something like Photoshop would be huge.
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