[ExI] Google AI low-resolution photo enhancemen

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 15:21:41 UTC 2021

On Sun, Sep 12, 2021 at 5:34 AM BillK via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> You are obviously correct in saying that to start with a low-res photo
> and create a high-res photo involves adding information that is not
> present in the original. Nobody is disputing that.

They are if they think that photos can be enhanced to identify perps.

> What Google is
> claiming is that training their AI software on similar photos means
> that they can create a high-res photo that is photo-realistic

Yes, precisely, modulo some goofy errors and distortions.

> and very
> likely to be a correct image.

"A correct image"? What the heck does that mean?

> One interesting use might be enhancing old family photos.

Especially if someone remembers the subject well enough to confirm that the
enhancement looks like the subject.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.extropy.org/pipermail/extropy-chat/attachments/20210913/bf63e7aa/attachment.htm>

More information about the extropy-chat mailing list