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Scientists Are Discovering Long-Lost Rules for Ancient Board Games

You can play reconstructions of ancient board games thanks to these scientists and their algorithms.
Matthew Gault
10 hours ago
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
a day ago
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
8.5.19
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-science

Listen to Sick Tunes Created by Turning Proteins Into Music

MIT researchers converted the building blocks of life into beats and put it on Soundcloud.
Becky Ferreira
6.27.19
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
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
AI

AI Has Made Video Surveillance Automated and 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

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
6.12.19
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
6.10.19
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