Why This Revenge Porn Activist Is Selling Nudes
The "tits to DEF CON" campaign, led by Badass Army, has already raised more than £8,800.
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.
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.
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.
Google Struggles to Justify Why It's Restricting Ad Blockers in Chrome
Google says the changes will improve performance and security. Ad block developers and consumer advocates say Google is simply protecting its ad dominance.
DIY Facial Recognition for Porn Is a Dystopian Disaster
Someone is making dubious claims to have built a programme for detecting faces in porn and cross-referencing against social media, with 100,000 identified so far.
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.
Adobe Tells Users They Can Get Sued for Using Old Versions of Photoshop
"You are no longer licensed to use the software," Adobe told them.
Who Killed the American Demoscene?
I went to Synchrony, one of the US's last active demoparties, where programmers showcase artistic audiovisual works made in marathon coding sessions.
We Are Not Prepared for the Next Generation of CGI Food
Yes, I will absolutely get this video game bread.
This Performer Turns Musical Dreams into 3D Worlds
The idea for the audiovisual sequencing system came to Barri in a dream.
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Unsurprisingly, Gender Neutral Textbooks Make for Better Students
Two Swedish researchers found that you are more likely to apply for a course and get good grades if the books you read are less about boring stereotypes and more about situations you can personally identify with.