Chances are, you haven’t met a storyteller like AREL. But someday soon, you will meet her — or someone (something?) like her.
AREL is not a person but a computer-generated neural network that researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara developed to construct complete stories from a series of images. Three times out of 5, according to their research, AREL is a better storyteller than humans.
This raises two very important questions: If a computer is making up a story, is it still authentic? And what happens if and when computers tell better stories than humans?
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– Paul Furiga, The Pittsburgh 100