Science turns paintings into photos because Prisma is so 2016

Ever thought the work of the masters didn’t look realistic enough to you? Researchers at UC Berkeley have created a way to make classic paintings look frighteningly close to photographs. The researchers used a process called “image-to-image translation,” which reconstructs paintings as pictures, among other things. According to the article’s abstract: We present an approach for learning to translate an image from a source domain X to a target domain Y in the absence of paired examples. That’s way too many science-y words for me, but the proof is in the pretty pictures, and they don’t come prettier than this…

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