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"AI doesn't do justice to the past," says talented Civil War portrait colorizer

“AI doesn’t do justice to the past,” says talented Civil War portrait colorizer

Photo restorer Adam “AB” Cannon, who sometimes spends up to a month improving Civil War portraits, says AI programs that colorize black-and-white photos don’t take into account the real story. Cannon scours the digital archives of institutions such as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian for high-resolution public domain images that he can use …

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Lender faculty member Bhan examines social justice implications of artificial intelligence

Lender faculty member Bhan examines social justice implications of artificial intelligence

How are AI weapon systems transforming warfare and surveillance activities and heightening human social and political vulnerabilities to violence? That’s the question Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, will explore with an interdisciplinary team of students and faculty as part of her Lender Center for Social …

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