This new AI image reader is frighteningly clever

AI is making a big impact in all kinds of sectors at the moment. In the creative fields, most of the attention (and controversy) has revolved around AI text-to-image generators like DALL-E 2. But there are also tools being developed that work the other way around.

Machine learning software developer Replicate has developed Blip-2, an AI model that can caption images and answer questions about them... sometimes. Just don't take its answers as gospel. 

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.