Google launches “autocorrect for drawing” A.I. experiment


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Google has launched a new tool that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help your drawings come to life in a much easier and faster way.

If you enjoy drawing, but can’t do it well, this is the perfect tool for you!

According to ProductHunt, AutoDraw from Google acts as an “autocorrect for your doodles. If you try to draw a bike or a cat, Google will suggest to swap it with an artist’s rendition. Similar to how iPhone autocorrect works, if AutoDraw senses profanities starting with the letter F being doodled, it will insert a group of cute duckings for you to undo. 🐥”

 

In the context of Social Media Week’s global theme, “Language and the Machine: Algorithms and the Future of Communication,” this is another example of how technology is making it easer for people to communicate and create without the limitations of text and language.

Communication is defined as the imparting or exchanging of information or news, and language is a system of communication. So, whether we are communicating verbally in writing or using photos and videos, in the future our words will be mediated and modified by technology, and Autodraw is yet another example of this.

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