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Stable Diffusion v2 removes nude images and causes protests

Summary With Stable Diffusion Version 2.0, Stability AI strives to be more legally compliant and future-proof. Two important changes have been made. First, Stability AI removed naked images from training datasets to limit their generation. According to Emad Mostaque, founder of Stability AI, this is not about censoring nude images per se, but about protecting …

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Stable Diffusion 2.0 is a completely improved version

Summary Version 2.0 of Stable Diffusion brings many advances. The most important new feature is the improved OpenCLIP text-to-image conversion model. In August 2022, AI startup Stability AI, in collaboration with RunwayML, LMU Munich, EleutherAI and LAION, released Stable Diffusion, an open source image AI that was immediately well received by the community. Stable Diffusion …

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a16z thinks a creative AI revolution is coming to gaming

Summary Generative AI can create text, audio, images, and 3D assets. The games industry combines these media – and could therefore benefit greatly. At least that’s what venture capitalist Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) assumes, making him the second major Silicon Valley investor after Sequoia Capital to embrace the potential of generative AI. In a blog post, …

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Stable streaming becomes easier to control with a new Google method

Summary Generative AI models such as Stable Diffusion can generate images, but struggle to edit them. Google shows a new method that allows more control. With OpenAI’s DALL-E 2, Midjourney, or Stable Diffusion, interested parties have a variety of generative text-to-image conversion models to choose from. All models produce believable images and can be checked …

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