These political ads from the anti-corruption organization RepresentUs aren't meant to fool anyone into thinking they actually feature Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin, but they look pretty good.
The Verge's James Vincent collects some of the most mesmerizingly horrible Wombos, the low-fi deepfake singalongs that took Twitter by storm for about three hours over the weekend. My favorite didn't make the list: here's Charles I singing "I Will Survive". READ THE REST
Raffaela Spone (50) of Bucks County, Pennsylvania was charged with cyberharassment and other offenses after prosecutors say she made deepfake videos of girls on her daughter's cheerleading squad. She allegedly made the videos showing the cheerleaders "naked, drinking, and smoking a vape" in an effort to get them kicked off the squad. From The Philadelphia… READ THE REST
Deep Nostalgia is a service that animates "old family photos" by wrapping the faces around video of a breathing, metabolizing person. This supposedly brings the past to life but is in fact creepy and unpleasant, not least because it's obviously just a deepfake video of one person wearing someone else's skin. Someone has uploaded Nicolas… READ THE REST
Time just flies in computer years. In fact, it's been almost 25 years since the iMac ascended to become Apple's premiere desktop computer. Just a few weeks after announcing the new M1 iMac, the brand's first major redesign in almost a decade, it's now open season on previous generations of iMacs past. In fact, there are… READ THE REST
Up until the last few months, it would have been completely acceptable to shrug your shoulders and let your eyes glaze over if someone tried to explain a non-fungible token to you. But after decades of limited ownership over images, gifs, and virtually anything found on the web, the NFT process can now finally give… READ THE REST
We're always looking for something with that wow factor. That item with a little something extra that stops people in their tracks and demands attention. And trust us; when you see the equivalent of a solar eclipse burst through the wall of your living space, the allure of the Protean Color Changing Wall Light becomes crystal… READ THE REST