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Watching a Deepfake Being Made Is Boring, And You Must See It

AI-generated fake videos are hyped as a modern tech nightmare, and it's important to understand their everyday banality.
Jordan Pearson
6.27.19
programming

This Horrifying App Undresses a Photo of Any Woman With a Single Click

The $50 DeepNude app dispenses with the idea that deepfakes were about anything besides claiming ownership over women’s bodies.
Samantha Cole
6.27.19
Science

An AI Completes an Unfinished Composition 115 Years After Composer's Death

It's never too late to finish what you've started, even if AI does the job for you.
Suchi Rudra
6.19.19
AI

AI Could Usher in a New Generation of Catfishing

Deepfakes and AI-generated faces are making it harder than ever to tell who's real or not online, but there are some things you can do.
Madeleine Gregory
6.18.19
Social Media

The Mark Zuckerberg Deepfakes Are Forcing Facebook to Fact Check Art

The artist who made this week's first Zuckerberg deepfake made another, in protest of the platform supressing his work.
Samantha Cole
6.15.19
programming

This Deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg Tests Facebook’s Fake Video Policies

A fake video of Mark Zuckerberg giving a sinister speech about the power of Facebook has been posted to Instagram. The company previously said it would not remove this type of video.
Samantha Cole
6.14.19
AI

AI Has Automated Video Surveillance and it's Terrifying

AI can flag people based on their clothing or behavior, identify people's emotions, and find people who are acting "unusual."
Bruce Schneier
6.14.19
programming

Researchers Can Make People Say Anything in Videos by Rewriting Their Words

Using text inputs, a team of machine learning experts edited videos of people to realistically form words they never said.
Samantha Cole
6.11.19
Artificial Intelligence

This Clothing Line Was Designed By AI

'Glitch' is a new company that sells dresses generated by machine learning algorithms.
Rob Dozier
6.4.19
programming

Watching AI Slowly Forget a Human Face Is Incredibly Creepy

This time lapse of a neural network with the neurons slowly switching off is a haunting experiment in machine learning.
Samantha Cole
6.4.19
programming

It's Getting Way Too Easy to Create Fake Videos of People's Faces

Samsung researchers developed an algorithm that only needs one source image to create fake videos.
Samantha Cole
5.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China’s Got a New Surveillance Camera That Can Spy on You from 45km Away

Through the use of laser ranging and an AI-powered algorithm, this system can cover larger distances than any camera has before.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
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