Based on a premise by science fiction author René Barjavel and directed by J.K. Raymond-Millet, this eerily prescient French film from 1947 entitled ‘La télévision, œil de demain’ pretty much nails a vision of smartphones (and the risks of walking and driving while engrossed in them) while describing the evolution of TV into pocket sized devices.
A mere sample of the potential of deep fake audio – a minor digital polish away from indistinguishable replication. In each case, the voices are entirely computer generated by Tacotron 2, a neural network architecture developed by Google.
Copyright infringement? Jay-Z’s record company thought so.
Parisian photographer François Vogel’s experiments with slit-scan photography and After Effects time-displacement, applied to his Abyssinian cat – whose jellyfish manifestation will fuel your nightmares later.
A very pleasing video extension of Xavi Bou’s ‘Ortnitorgraphies’ project, wherein the wheeling, swerving paths of starling murmurations are tracked by motion analysing software. Music by Kristina Dutton.
The Royal Ocean Film Society traces the popularity, resurgence and ultimate demise of 3D film from the late 20s to its first peak in the 1950s and equally short lived revival in the first decades of the 21st century.