15.ai screen capture with a character from My Little Pony
Entertainment

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
Entertainment

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
Some results from CB Insights' annual list of the 100 most promising startups in AI
Entertainment

Machine Learning Churning

Many of this year’s hottest AI companies are taking the spotlight from last year’s darlings.What’s new: CB Insights, which analyzes early-stage companies, published its annual list of the 100 “most promising” startups in AI.
Screen capture of Cinelytic searching for historical data of Nicole Kidman movies' performance
Entertainment

Forecasting Blockbusters

Could a black box become Hollywood’s crystal ball?What’s new: Warner Bros. is using an AI-powered tool that predicts a movie’s box-office success, according to Hollywood Reporter.
Illustration of 4 ghosts floating and 1 person dressed as a ghost
Entertainment

Deepfakes Wreak Havoc

Will AI fakery erode public trust in the key social institutions? Generative models will flood media outlets with convincing but false photos, videos, ads, and news stories. The ensuing crisis of authority will lead to widespread distrust in everything from the financial system to democracy itself.

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