AI

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
9.5.19
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
9.5.19
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
machine learning

This AI Gives Emojis Real Faces and the Results Are Horrifying

If you train a machine learning tool to find human features in emojis, the results are not pretty.
Caroline Haskins
8.27.19
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
8.26.19
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
8.23.19
Tech news

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
8.21.19
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
8.19.19
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
8.1.19
Hacking

Researchers Easily Trick Cylance's AI-Based Antivirus Into Thinking Malware Is 'Goodware'

By taking strings from an online gaming program and appending them to malicious files, researchers were able to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into thinking programs like WannaCry and other malware are benign.
Kim Zetter
7.18.19
Games News

DeepMind's 'StarCraft II' AI Will Soon Take on Regular Players Without Telling Them

OpenAI's 'Dota 2' bots took on the public in April, and it went poorly for the humans.
Nicole Carpenter
7.10.19
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