Two Things: DeepFakes are Creepy and Bill Hader is the Perfect Muse

For the uninitiated, ‘Deepfake‘ is a technology that uses machine learning ai to “combine and superimpose existing images and videos onto source images or videos using a technique known as generative adversarial network“. [source]

Think of it as ‘faceswap for video’, with applications ranging from the banal and harmless to malicious and dangerous (e.g., fake news, hoaxes, conspiracies).

To get a sense of the technology, check out the videos below by Ctrl Shift Space, who uses...

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