The Verge: Twitter is using machine learning to crop photos to the most interesting part

The Verge: Twitter is using machine learning to crop photos to the most interesting part. “The lure of machine learning isn’t always about big new features; often, what it does best are small tweaks that subtly improve user experience. So it is with Twitter’s use of neural networks to automatically crop picture previews to their most interesting part. The company’s been working on this tool for a while, but described its methods in detail in a blog post yesterday. “