The Last Supper selfie: AI imagines how historical figures such as Jesus, Cleopatra and Napoleon would look if they’d taken smartphone portraitsDaily Mail
Thomsen said he spent months working out a formula of prompts, language and photographic elements to give photos this ‘selfie’ effect. He said: ‘It can be a lengthy programming process because AI requires users to tell it exactly what it needs to do and requires “absolute description”.’ Thomsen added that he believes his technique could be used to teach history in schools. ‘This technology could be used in schools as a new way of teaching and engaging kids with world history – it’s like time traveling without a time machine,’ he said.