Examples of Xpression app working (people in pajamas looking like they're wearing suits)
Deepfakes

GAN Makes Pajamas Safe For Work

A new camera app uses a generative adversarial network to let users look like they’re dressed for success while they videoconference in their jammies. Xpression is an iPhone app that maps facial expressions onto till images in real time, allowing users to look clothed in digital costumes.
Graphs showing how DeepRhythm detects deepfakes
Deepfakes

Deepfakes Are Heartless

The incessant rhythm of a heartbeat could be the key to distinguishing real videos from deepfakes. DeepRhythm detects deepfakes using an approach inspired by the science of measuring minute changes on the skin’s surface due to blood circulation.
Excerpts of HBO documentary "Welcome to Chechnya"
Deepfakes

Protected By Deepfakes

Documentary filmmakers often shield the identities of people who might be harmed for speaking out. But typical tactics like blurring faces and distorting voices can make it hard for audiences to connect emotionally. A new
Data and examples related to a new technique to detect portions of an image
Deepfakes

The Telltale Artifact

Deepfakes have gone mainstream, allowing celebrities to star in commercials without setting foot in a film studio. A new method helps determine whether such endorsements — and other images produced by generative adversarial networks — are authentic.
Series of pictures of people smiling
Deepfakes

Deepfakes for Good

A strategy manifesto from one of China’s biggest tech companies declares, amid familiar visions of ubiquitous AI, that deepfakes are more boon than bane.
Photorealistic talking head generated by Synthesia
Deepfakes

Deepfakes Go Corporate

The same technology that has bedeviled Hollywood stars and roiled politics is easing corporate communications. Synthesia generates training and sales videos featuring photorealistic, synthetic talking heads that read personalized scripts in any of 34 languages.
Realistic portraits of historical figures Vincent van Gogh, Napoleon Bonaparte and Queen Elizabeth
Deepfakes

Photos From Before Photos Existed

An artist is using deep learning to create realistic portraits of historical figures like Napoleon Bonaparte, Vincent Van Gogh, and England’s first Queen Elizabeth.
Examples of high-resolution versions of low-resolution images.
Deepfakes

Image Resolution in Black and White

A new model designed to sharpen images tends to turn some dark faces white, igniting fresh furor over bias in machine learning. Photo Upsampling via Latent Space Exploration (Pulse) generates high-resolution versions of low-resolution images.
Road sign with the word "trust"
Deepfakes

Toward AI We Can Count On

A consortium of top AI experts proposed concrete steps to help machine learning engineers secure the public’s trust. Dozens of researchers and technologists recommended actions to counter public skepticism toward artificial intelligence, fueled by issues like data privacy.
15.ai screen capture with a character from My Little Pony
Deepfakes

Voice Cloning for the Masses

Are you secretly yearning to have a My Little Pony character voice your next online presentation? A new web app can make your dreams come true. 15.ai translates short text messages into the voices of popular cartoon and videogame characters.
Method overview of model that makes a person on video appear to speak words from a separate audio recording
Deepfakes

Guest Speaker

Deepfake videos in which one person appears to speak another’s words have appeared in entertainment, advertising, and politics. New research ups the ante for an application that enables new forms of both creative expression and
Example of a deepfake
Deepfakes

. . . And I Approve of This Deepfake

Deepfake tech reared its digitally altered head in Indian politics, but with a twist: Altered images of a politician were produced by his own campaign.
Different examples of FaceShifter working on peoples' portraits
Deepfakes

Trading Faces

AI’s ability to transfer a person’s face from a source photo onto someone in a target photo doesn’t work so well when the target face is partially obscured by, say, eyeglasses, a veil, or a hand. A new technique handles such occlusions.
AI-generated face
Deepfakes

Facebook vs Deepfakes

Facebook announced a ban on deepfake videos, on the heels of a crackdown on counterfeit profiles that used AI-generated faces. Facebook declared this week that it will remove deepfake videos it deems deliberately misleading.
Illustration of three identical reindeers
Deepfakes

Deepfakes Go Mainstream

Society awakened to the delight, threat, and sheer weirdness of realistic images and other media dreamed up by computers.

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