A team of researchers from Macedonia recently unveiled an AI capable of telling a story based on nothing more than a series of images.
The current project in vogue among many AI developers is making neural networks that caption images in a storytelling manner, as opposed to a descriptive manner.
It’s difficult to do because, as any Instagram influencer knows, there’s an art to captioning photos in a way that captures the attention of humans.
When people do the job, the results are pretty predictable:
Perhaps the punctuation, spelling, grammar, and lack of sporadic capital letters is a bit abnormal, but we know these descriptions were made by a human.
Here’s the same graphic, but with the human-made descriptions removed and three different AI-generated stories in place: