The Checkpoint issue #4 – AI art news and inspiration
DALLE2-pytorch – The amazing Lucidrains (Phil Wang) has started an open-source implementation of DALLE2. Still a long way to go, but very exciting news.
Pytti tools v0.10 released – Big update to my favourite notebook. New features include audio reactivity, new Clip model and more.
MyStyle – New new model from Google Research and Tel-Aviv University able to perform face-based image in-painting, super-resolution and editing.
NVIDIA NeRF – A neural rendering model that learns a high-resolution 3D scene in seconds — and can render images of that scene in a few milliseconds. Press release | Github | Colab
PHORHUM – New from Google, create fully animatable 3D human models from a single photo.
Featured notebook – TortoiSe
New text-to-speech model with a focus on quality. I'm fascinated by the idea of potentially being able to explore the latent vector of sounds, for example blending between different voices mid-speech.
Featured AI artist – @DMTFL_AI
An early adopter of VQGAN+CLIP, @DMTFL_AI creates animations and artworks that give classic 20th century abstract expressionism a Vaporwave twist.
The latest Tweets from Genovese Generatives (24 Styles by Vito Genovese) (@DMTFL_AI). est Apr 2021~ I've created 10,000+ GIFs using mainly VQGAN+CLIP and other AI-visual tools; 24 exhibit styles are in my showcase. I work in prints & commission. Tampa Bay, Florida
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