Facebook Now Lets You Turn Any 2D Photo into a 3D Image Using AI

“Facebook just expanded 3D photo posting to phones that don’t actually capture depth data. Using the magic of machine learning (i.e. artificial intelligence), Facebook taught a neural network how to “infer 3D structures from 2D photos,” even if those photos were taken with a single lens camera.

The announcement was made moments ago on the Facebook AI blog, where the company’s engineers went into depth on how exactly they pulled this off.”

Facebook Now Lets You Turn Any 2D Photo into a 3D Image Using AI

Struggling With Fake AI? Here’s How To Become A Real AI Company

  • “40% of AI Companies are Lying about their AI – Research Report
  • The report also found that most use cases these companies describe as their awesome AI projects are in essence “quite banal”. For instance 26% of these companies have some form of chatbots, another whopping 21% use fraud detection.

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AI Stats News: Consumers Have Very Mixed Attitudes About Data Privacy

  • “67% of consumers feel that advancements in AI will help keep personal information safe
  • consumers are most concerned about financial loss, with nearly 60% saying their greatest fear is hackers accessing their financial information.
  • 67% say that despite “nervousness” over sharing data, the benefits outweigh the risks”


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Seven Charts: The State of Digital Banking in 2020

  • “According to EY’s “Global FinTech Adoption Index 2019,” financial technology services adoption among internet users has nearly doubled during the past two years, and the adoption rate is growing. Its March 2019 data shows that 64% of digitally active consumers across 27 markets used fintech.
  • An August 2019 Finder.com survey conducted by Pureprofile states that 21.4% of US internet users ages 18 to 91 already used neobanks.
  • Chatbot integration in mobile banking apps is expected to make up 79% of chat-driven customer interactions in 2023.”



“What are the top three e-commerce trends you’re watching that are significantly impacting the industry?

Artificial Intelligence: ‘The ability to track and store large amounts of activity and customer data creates a need for a smarter, more efficient way to aggregate and disseminate all of that information meaningfully and actionably,’ said Ford. ‘AI can bring that to the table for e-commerce.’”