AI of the Beholder
~ 9 min read
We hear a lot nowadays about the many superpowers of AI, but we don't hear much about its highly refined aesthetic sensibilities. Well, that's what I'm here to change! I trained a convolutional neural net to look through thousands of photos taken from on top of the space needle and learn which ones are junk (as a baseline), and even to highlight the most beautiful of the bunch! But while the concept may be a bit of pet-project-floof, it's not without use case: think first-pass filter on a photographer's raw photos; think auto-curated album from your snap-happy vacation. Read on for more!