Talk Description to Me

Episode 124 - AI Description Part 2

October 10, 2023 Christine Malec and JJ Hunt Season 4 Episode 124
Talk Description to Me
Episode 124 - AI Description Part 2
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Part 2 of 2. 

Love them or hate them, AI writing tools like Chat GPT have the potential to change the way we write, communicate, and learn. One group looking to harness the technology with, and for, the Blind community is Be My Eyes, an outfit which  connects Blind and low-vision users with sighted volunteers through live video calls. Now,  Be My Eyes has partnered with OpenAI to create Be My AI, a free app-based service that provides AI-generated descriptions of user photos. The tech is currently being tested and played with by a large group of users, Christine among them. This week, Christine shares illuminating examples of what the service can -- and can't yet -- do, and JJ breaks down the AI descriptions from a Describer's point of view. 

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Be My AI example 1 - Indoor scene
Be My AI example 2 - Performance
Be My AI example 3 - Deep space composite image
Be My AI example 4 - Famous painting