When are they going to use a Tom Cruise deepfake for Risky Business 2, which would pick up from where the first one ended? They could even hire Cruise to do the voice.
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
What's your stockpile of available light bulbs like these days? We're guessing it's a little thinner than it used to be. Not too long ago, when incandescent bulbs roamed the Earth like dinosaurs, we'd invariably have a 6-pack, 10-pack, or a freakin' kitchen cabinet chock full of light bulbs whenever one needed to be replaced. … READ THE REST
There are rules to the internet. Unfortunately, many people don't really understand those rules until they transgress against them — wherein they pay the price. So if you're putting together a flyer or a blog post, you'll likely need an image to go with it. Assuming you didn't take a photo yourself, that means you… READ THE REST
It feels like not many of us use cash anymore, but that hasn't eliminated the need for that staple of American manhood — the wallet — anytime soon. Of course, the idea of what a wallet is has certainly been changing in recent years. Where leather billfolds used to be stacked thick with cash, cards, photos,… READ THE REST