AI can now make high-definition fake videos from just a simple sketch overlain on a trained template

Open source software created by graphics firm Nvidia and MIT. New Scientist fears it  “could be used to warp our perception of the world.”

Digital forensics expert Hany Farid at Dartmouth College.“It is sort of stunning, the progress that has been made,.” He fears that knowing such videos exist, people will more comfortably discount things that are in fact real – so that ever more negative headlines are pooh-poohed as fake news. “That in some ways is the real threat, that we don’t believe anything anymore.”

I fear the same.

Image: from link to research in article

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