How Volocopter’s ‘flying taxi’ stations will use an. Facebook plans to bring back facial recognition in Europe.Share this article Share714 sharesDeepfakes are digitally altered videos that use sophisticated machine learning algorithms to create human masks that are then overlaid on top of real footage.In many cases, the technology has been used to create AI assisted porn of Hollywood’s leading ladies.Experts have warned that the technology is poised to be the ‘future of fake news’ or as technologist Aviv Ovadya said it can make anyone ‘appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did’.BuzzFeed said it took around 56 hours to make the video using programs like Adobe After Effects and FakeApp.FakeApp lets anyone create their own deepfakes videos via an easy to use app that can be downloaded directly to your desktop computer.Deepfakes hobbyists have used the controversial video editing technology to create short clips of world leaders, including Trump, Russian president Vladimir Putin as well as presidential candidate and former first lady Hillary Clinton.Researchers developed a technology called Face2Face, which lets users control the facial expressions and audio of another actor in real time video. This is different from ‘Deepfakes’Prior to derpfakes, the technology was being explored as early as 2015 by researchers from Stanford, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and the University of Erlangen Nuremberg.
So former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings, a much heralded candidate who unsuccessfully ran in 2012, will be the district’s next congresswoman. Virginia’s 4th District, Open (Republican Randy Forbes lost primary in 2nd District): When court ordered redistricting created a new Democratic minority majority district in the Tidewater region, Forbes figured he would run for neighboring retiring Rep. Scott Rigell’s seat.
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