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Ostagram

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These user created images are the product of an art technique known as Inceptionism, using neural networks to generate a single mind-bending picture from two source images.

 

The images are possible thanks to DeepDream software, which finds and enhances patterns in images by a process known as algorithmic pareidolia. It was pioneered by Google and was originally code-named Inception after the film of the same name. 

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I didn't know anything about Inceptionism and Pareidolia until I bumped into these incredible images on Ostagram...

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Rivals Apple, Google, Samsung, may ally to acquire Kodak patents –

Rivals Apple, Google, Samsung, may ally to acquire Kodak patents – | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

But the bid is lower than the > $2 billion Kodak desires ...

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Google to buy Viewdle for $45 million

Google to buy Viewdle for $45 million | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

Visual analysis company Viewdle may be the latest acquisition of Google; the search leader is reportedly paying about $45 million for the Ukraine-based imaging firm.


Motorola, the handset maker acquired this year by Google, was reportedly interested in Viewdle last year.

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Project Glass by Google: dream or (augmented) reality ?

"We believe technology should work for you — to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don't."

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