The deepfake technology in this video is far from flawless, but Jim Meskimen's voices and mannerisms more than make up for it. Watch him recite a poem of his own composition as John Malkovich, Colin Firth, Robert Deniro, Tommy Lee Jones, Nick Offerman, George Clooney, Christopher Walken, Anthony Hopkins, Dr. Phil, Nicholas Cage, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Morgan Freeman, Bryan Cranston, Christoph Waltz, Joe Pesci, Jack Nicholson, George W. Bush, Ian McKellen, Ron Howard, and Robin Williams.
It used to be that if you wanted to create a fake persona online, you swiped a photo from some hapless person's Facebook page. These days, though, fakers can create "synthetic" images — using "general adversarial network" AI to generate fake faces that look awfully real. (Previously.) A group of academics has found an interesting… READ THE REST
A company called HourOne is paying people to "hire out their faces". HourOne will scan you talking and emoting, then use deepfake-style AI to create videos for its corporate customers, making the synthetic version of you say whatever the customer needs you to say. As MIT Tech Review reports: To create a character, Hour One… READ THE REST
Olesya Chernyavskaya is an artist who works with AI, and her new project is https://thisolesyadoesnotexist.glitch.me. As she writes … GAN generated photos of Olesya, a project by Olesya. If this Olesya doesn't exist, which one does?**To make this, I've trained a StyleGAN2-ADA model on 2445 real photos of me.&&& I really dig this idea. The "X… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Thought the shopping season was over? Time to think again. Cyber Monday is meant to be the digital version of Black Friday, but physical tech also gets plenty of love nowadays.… READ THE REST