Internet Companies Prepare to Fight the 'Deepfake' Future

Posted in: Child Protection&Online Safety at 25/11/2019 00:44

Several months ago, Google hired dozens of actors to sit at a table, stand in a hallway and walk down a street while talking into a video camera.

Then the company’s researchers, using a new kind of artificial intelligence software, swapped the faces of the actors. People who had been walking were suddenly at a table. The actors who had been in a hallway looked like they were on a street. Men’s faces were put on women’s bodies. Women’s faces were put on men’s bodies. In time, the researchers had created hundreds of so-called deepfake videos.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/24/technology/tech-companies-deepfakes.html

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