AI

deepfakes

Thieves Used Audio Deepfake of a CEO to Steal $243,000

The heist is just a preview of how unprepared we are for AI-powered cybercrime.
Edward Ongweso Jr
9.6.19
deepfakes

Facebook Just Announced $10 Million ‘Deepfakes Detection Challenge’

A dataset will be released as part of a public contest launched by Facebook and its partners to develop technology for detecting fake, algorithmically-generated videos.
Samantha Cole
9.6.19
nukes

Experts Want to Give Control of America's Nuclear Missiles to AI

If America is attacked with a nuclear bomb, artificial intelligence would automatically fire back even if we are all dead.
Matthew Gault
9.3.19
deepfakes

A Site Faking Jordan Peterson's Voice Shuts Down After Peterson Decries Deepfakes

The maker of NotJordanPeterson.com, a Jordan Peterson Voice simulator that used AI to match his voice to any text inputs, took the website down, after the real Peterson freaked out.
Samantha Cole
8.27.19
AI

Researchers Created AI That Hides Your Emotions From Other AI

As smart speaker makers such as Amazon improve emotion-detecting AI, researchers are coming up with ways to protect our privacy.
Samantha Cole
8.25.19
deepfakes

This Program Makes It Even Easier to Make Deepfakes

Unlike previous deepfake methods, FSGAN can generate face swaps in real time, with zero training.
Samantha Cole
8.20.19
Facebook

Facebook's New Chatbot Is Unsure if Mark Zuckerberg Is a Murderer

Facebook has rolled out a new chatbot game it wants to use to help it create bots that are indistinguishable from humans.
Jason Koebler
8.2.19
AI

Science Goes Too Far, Creates AI That Turns You Into an Anime Character

Thanks to researchers at video game company NCSoft, machine learning can turn you into anime.
Matthew Gault
8.2.19
Tech news

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
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