AI

Technology

We Tested Instagram’s Anti-Bullying Bot with Trump and Piers Morgan Quotes

How do famous bullies fare against Instagram’s new feature for detecting offensive language?
Nana Baah
7.12.19
programming

This App Uses Deepfake Technology Solely to Objectify Women

We hear from a programmer who claims they're behind the $50 DeepNude app, that 'removes' only women's clothes with a single click.
Samantha Cole
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
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
6.18.19
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
6.12.19
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
6.9.19
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
This Week in Science

We're Getting Closer to Turning People’s Thoughts into Speech

This week in science: genetically modified, drug-producing chickens, the health benefits of being a morning person, and using artificial intelligence to read minds.
Shayla Love
2.5.19
uni

Why There's Nothing Cool About Lectured By a Robot at Uni

Universities are experimenting with teaching by holograms and robots, but this would probably just screw over actual human academics.
Tom Whyman
11.23.18
Op-Eds

I Hope Our Bleak Future Resembles the Music in ‘Detroit: Become Human’

The video game is as triumphant as it is traumatic, and – in the case of one character’s story – that’s down to the work of composer Philip Sheppard.
Ryan Bassil
6.28.18
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