AI-Assisted Fake Porn Is Here and We’re All Fucked - Motherboard
There’s a video of Gal Gadot having sex with her stepbrother on the internet. But it’s not really Gadot’s body, and it’s barely her own face. It’s an approximation, face-swapped to look like she’s performing in an existing incest-themed porn video. …
“After reading the paper but especially seeing the games I thought, well, I always wondered how it would be if a superior species landed on earth and showed us how they play chess. I feel now I know.” - Google’s AI beats the world’s top chess engine w/ only 4 hours of practice
True story, per Googler:
Most machines can now bypass CAPTCHA, and really the reason we’re being forced to pick those images, instead of digits, is just to teach driverless cars and the like to recognize the world.
You’re not a bot, but you’re helping make one more human. ” - Matt Chaban on Twitter: “True …
A still apparently from the computer game AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron claimed by the Russian defence ministry as ‘irrefutable evidence’ of cooperation between US forces and Islamic State militants in Syria.
(via Russia’s ‘irrefutable evidence’ of US help for Isis appears to be video game still | …
Sara Mauskopf, 32, a onetime employee of Google from Philadelphia who is now a partner with Ms. Halsall in Winnie, a parenting start-up, even named her daughter with her social media profile in mind.
“I knew I wanted to name her Brynn, but when considering middle names, there were a couple of ‘A’ names we were …
Among the millions of algorithmically-generated videos on YouTube attempting to hack keyword searches, autoplay rankings, and human cognition, a very sizeable number are aimed at children, playing on common YouTube tropes such as nursery rhymes, surprise eggs, learning colours and popular songs and characters.
BURIED ALIVE Outdoor Playground Finger Family Song Nursery Rhymes Animation Education Learning Video - YouTube via Gaming the system: How creepy YouTube channels trick kids into watching violent videos
Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to robot Sophia | News | DW | 28.10.2017
Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to a humanoid robot, it announced at an innovation conference in Riyadh this week. It claims to be the first nation to bestow citizenship upon a robot.
Sophia was built by the Hong Kong-based company Hanson …
Mark Zuckerberg ‘tours’ flooded Puerto Rico in bizarre virtual reality promo
A cartoon version of Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, visited hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico on Monday, in a tone-deaf livestream that was part disaster tourism, part product promotion.
Zuckerberg, along with Facebook’s …
Alternative Face v1.1 by Mario Klingemann
Using the face landmarks of another person a generative adversarial network generates a new face, in this case it was trained on the face of Françoise Hardy using various music clips as source material.
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