As I say, another day, another specialized application of algorithmic fine-tuning. Per Vice:
For $19, a service called PhotoAI will use 12-20 of your mediocre, poorly-lit selfies to generate a batch of fake photos specially tailored to the style or platform of your choosing. The results speak to an AI trend that seems to regularly jump the shark: A “LinkedIn” package will generate photos of you wearing a suit or business attire…
…while the “Tinder” setting promises to make you “the best you’ve ever looked”—which apparently means making you into an algorithmically beefed-up dudebro with sunglasses.
Meanwhile, the quality of generated faces continues to improve at a blistering pace:
✨ Trained my own model for https://t.co/ll0YGEo53Z for more photorealistic renders called
I think by this week I can deploy it!
🤖 These are all 100% AI-generated people
Skin finally has pores now but don’t look at the hands yet please 😂 pic.twitter.com/Y6wbPz3BSS
— @levelsio (@levelsio) November 21, 2022