Is Artificial Intelligence Good? Clothing Companies Say Yes – Wall Street Journal

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For years now, Emily Bode has had a brain-power problem. The New York designer runs Bode, a fast-rising brand that produces whimsical, fresh garments from aged textiles. Its signature piece is a quilt coat, each made from one of the hundreds of one-off throws the brand sources from a network of pickers. The issue: Her staff regularly called upon Ms. Bode, their resident quilt expert, to identify the quilt before they shipped it off to production, or to describe a coat’s provenance to a potential customer. She could confirm that, yes, the quilt in question featured a 1950s “Log Cabin” motif, but the process was tedious.