To be more specific, they've built a deep learning algorithm to what various kinds of spooky image look like, so that it can tweak other images to make them look spookier. They call it the 'Nightmare Machine'.
"This challenge is especially important in a time where we wonder what the limits of Artificial Intelligence are: Can machines learn to scare us?"
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A better question may be, "do we want machines to be able to scare us?", but with Halloween just around the corner, at least you'll be able to touch up your costume selfies if your dress-up efforts prove a bit rubbish.
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