The noted researcher and consultant discusses various aspects of artificial intelligence, how the technology is being used in visual effects and the dangers of unchecked deployment.
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In this new interview, writer-director, researcher and consultant Andrew Glassner talks in detail about “Deep Learning,” “Neural Networks” and “Artificial Intelligence,” starting with basic definitions of the underlying technology, moving on to examples of use in visual effects and concluding with reasons for caution and concern about corporate implementation.
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.