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Checkpoint #10 – This week in AI art, featuring image vectorisation, realtime deepfakes and long video

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Welcome to this week’s Checkpoint, featuring image vectorisation, text-to-speech, text-to-human animation, realtime deepfakes, custom Latent Diffusion models and more.

Made with Pytti / VQGAN+Clip
Made with Pytti / VQGAN+Clip
Latest research & releases
Generating long videos of dynamic scenes – Another approach to procedurally generating video. While the demo videos are pretty good, they’re still pretty dreamlike as elements morph and merge. Cool and unsettling at the same time. Paper. – Good collection of text-to-speech models, covering a wide variety of voices from games, film and tv. Lots of Friendship is Magic. See also Uberduck.
Deepfake Offensive Toolkit – Suite of tools for creating realtime, controllable deepfakes for use with virtual cameras. Teams meetings will never be the same.
Latent Diffusion fine-tuning – Code for fine-tuning Latent Diffusion on your own data. See the models fine-tuned for generating aesthetic images and logos for examples.
CLIP-Actor – Animates a 3D human model based on a text prompt. Code to be released soon.
the ai art thing is fake. i’m the guy who has to draw all the requests like the chess player inside the mechanical turk. you’re torturing me. i spend every waking hour drawing shit like “joe biden asuka wedding” and “donkey kong nuremberg trials” please stop. i need to sleep
Featured notebook – LIVE: Towards Layer-wise Image Vectorization
LIVE Demo Video: Towards Layer-wise Image Vectorization
LIVE Demo Video: Towards Layer-wise Image Vectorization
A new model from @PicsartAI that can vectorise raster images more cleanly by reducing the number of points and creating layered SVGs.
Looking at the demos it’s pretty impressive, compared to both previous models and the current vectorisation tools in software like Illustrator.
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