Unsettling Deepfakes of Tom Cruise Prove Technology Has Gone Too Far

What is a ‘deepfake?’ It’s essentially a convincing fabrication of a person’s likeness captured in a video or audio recording. Through powerful machine learning technology, an AI can take footage of a person’s face and replace it with a computer-generated one. There are plenty of YouTube videos demonstrating this tech with side-by-side comparisons of original …
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‘New’ Nirvana Song Written & Recorded By AI Software

On this day in 1994, Kurt Cobain tragically died at the age of 27 in his Seattle home. Over the years, fans have wondered where Nirvana would have gone if not for Cobain’s untimely death, but the reality is that he suffered from both mental and physical illnesses that would have continued to hinder him …
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The Surreal Saga Of ‘Darla,’ The Fake Anti-Union Amazon Warrior

As Amazon comes under fire for numerous claims of inhumane and unsafe working conditions, strange Twitter accounts have sprouted out of nowhere—zealous Amazon defenders purporting to be employees of the tech behemoth. We’re focusing on the strange case of ‘Darla,’ whose absurdly aggressive devotion to Amazon immediately raised suspicions and unfolded into a web of …
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