These People Look Real, But They're Not, They Were Artificially Created

Yup, it seems that someday, robots will take over the world. There were already developments regarding an AI news reporter in China and now, we have AI creating realistic photos of people, none of whom exist.

All of them come, in fact, as products of a state-of-the-art generative adversarial network, a type of artificial intelligence algorithm that pits multiple neural networks against each other in a kind of machine-learning match.
These neural networks have, it seems, competed their way to generating images of fabricated human faces that genuine humans have trouble distinguishing from images of the real deal.

Read more on Open Culture.

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yeh, ima just stick with being terrified right now. the closest thing to a "good" use for this i can think of is putting stock photo models out of a job. hooray?
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