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A new way to use the AI behind deepfakes could improve cancer diagnosis

Generative adversarial networks, the algorithms responsible for deepfakes, have developed a bit of a bad rap of late. But their ability to synthesize highly realistic…

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The Wall Street Journal has 21 people detecting ‘deepfakes’

To combat the growing threat of spreading misinformation ahead of the U.S. 2020 general election, The Wall Street Journal has formed a committee to help…

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Virginia bans ‘deepfakes’ and ‘deepnudes’ pornography

Virginia has become one of the first places to outlaw the sharing of computer-generated pornography known as deepfakes. The US state has done so by…

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Stallone in ‘Terminator 2’: How Deep Fake Could Change Movies Forever

Deep Fake Videos Created by YouTuber Ctrl Shift Face, the video seems harmless enough. It’s kind of fun to see such iconic performers juxtaposed into such…

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New AI deepfake app creates nude images of women in seconds

The resulting fakes could be used to shame, harass, and intimidate their targets. A new AI-powered software tool makes it easy for anyone to generate…

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Zuckerberg says Facebook mulling policy changes to deal with ‘deepfakes’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday that the company is reevaluating its policies around “deepfakes” after a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went…

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EFF urges Congress not to clamp down hard on deepfakes, to protect comedy and satire

The House of Intelligence Committee is examining the problem of ‘deepfakes’ – false images or videos that have been heavily edited with machine learning to…

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Proposed California bill would ban ‘deepfake’ videos

California lawmakers are doing more than putting the final touches on the nation’s most aggressive data-privacy law. A new bill proposed late Monday by Assemblyman…

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Instagram head says company is evaluating how to handle deepfakes

New York (CNN Business)Instagram head Adam Mosseri said the photo-sharing platform is still figuring out how to address doctored videos, also known as deepfakes. “We…

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AI Can Now Detect Deepfakes by Looking for Weird Facial Movements

Machines can now look for visual inconsistencies to identify AI-generated dupes, a lot like humans do. Here’s a scenario that’s becoming increasingly common: you see…

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Facebook lets deepfake Zuckerberg video stay on Instagram

Facebook has said it will not remove a manipulated video of its chief Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram, in which he appears to credit a secretive…

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Deepfake technology brings the Mona Lisa to life and it’s too spooky

Russian researchers are blurring the lines between art and reality Deepfake technology is kind of terrifying. Mapping real people’s faces onto avatars that you can then…

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Report: 2020 Candidates Are Going to Get Owned by Deepfakes

2020 Vision The technology to create believable deepfakes — computer-generated media depicting real people doing or saying things that never occurred — is already here and widely…

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Recreation of Joe Rogan’s voice using AI

The following audio clips are not real, they were generated by a machine learning model. Via Real Talk…

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Deep Fake AI Text: Protecting Your Brand

Fake news, the Momo hoax and reality shows that are anything but — in a world where it’s getting pretty difficult to tell fact from fiction, a…

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‘Deepfakes’ are becoming more realistic, and could signal next wave of attacks on politicians

DENVER — When Peter Cushing turned to face the camera in Rogue One, Star Wars fans were as excited as they were confused. After all,…

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Handful of States Begin Legislating “Deepfake” Videos

A new form of online disinformation has some government officials uneasy about its potential effects on upcoming political campaigns and elections, but policy efforts to…

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Science News Technology Space NASA Artificial Intelligence Weird Science Science of Sci-Fi Next-Level DeepFakes: Japanese AI Automatically Creates Full-Body Images of People Who Do Not Exist

Data Grid, a Japanese artificial intelligence (AI) development company has succeeded in creating a deep-learning AI that can create full-body images of people who do…

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Startup behind David Beckham deepfake video raises $3.1 million

Synthesia, a London-based developer of video synthesis technology, raised $3.1 million co-led by LDV Capital and Mark Cuban. Why it matters: This is the company whose…

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The fight to stay ahead of deepfake videos before the 2020 US election

San Francisco (CNN Business)With the 2020 US presidential election looming, political leaders, presidential candidates and the country’s intelligence chief are worried about doctored videos being…

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The art of digital deception: Getting left of bang on Deepfakes

The Art of Digital Deception – Getting Left of Bang on Deep Fakes Scott Padgett This article explores how state actors are using advanced software…

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China Prohibits ‘Deepfake’ AI Face Swapping Techniques

China’s Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress has amended its Civil Code Personality Rights (Draft) to stipulate that no organization or individual may infringe…

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Can artificial intelligence help end fake news?

Fake news has already fanned the flames of distrust towards media, politics and established institutions around the world. And while new technologies like artificial intelligence…

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The Art (Not Science) of Deepfakes

Modern machine-learning technology brings deepfakes within reach of anyone. Fake news is so 2018. The new, real news is more worrisome: video creation by almost…

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‘Deepfake’ voice tech used for good in David Beckham malaria campaign

David Beckham delivers an appeal to end malaria in nine languages in a new global campaign using controversial “deepfake” voice technology. A 55-second spot by…

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Deepfakes may try to ruin the world. But they can come for you too

But — bright side! — videos with your face on somebody else’s body usually aren’t as tantalizing to bad guys as, say, creating political chaos….

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Deep fakes: AI-manipulated media will be ‘WEAPONISED’ to trick military

DEEP FAKE digital manipulation technology is now weaponising satellite images of the Earth, a military expert has chillingly warned. The digital age has characterised the…

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How Filmmakers Created Fake Newsreels in the 1920s

Here in the early 21st century, Americans are obsessed with fake videos, as our politics becomes more unhinged and the technology to create so-called deepfakes becomes more common….

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Fake videos bring a new era of fake news

This year will see a new level of malicious posts on social media, as a hoax or fake videos herald a new low in fake…

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Morphin instantly Deepfakes your face into GIFs

Want to star in your favorite memes and movie scenes? Upload a selfie to Morphin, choose your favorite GIF and your face is grafted in to…

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