Skynet is coming.

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ladajo
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Re: Skynet is coming.

Postby ladajo » Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:59 pm

So what you are really saying here is that rogue rouge is in style...
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Re: Skynet is coming.

Postby Diogenes » Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:37 pm

These incredibly realistic fake faces show how algorithms can now mess with us


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Nvidia researchers posted details of the method for producing completely imaginary fake faces with stunning, almost eerie, realism (here’s the paper).

The researchers, Tero Karras, Samuli Laine, and Timo Aila, came up with a new way of constructing a generative adversarial network, or GAN.

GANs employ two dueling neural networks to train a computer to learn the nature of a data set well enough to generate convincing fakes. When applied to images, this provides a way to generate often highly realistic fakery. The same Nvidia researchers have previously used the technique to create artificial celebrities (read our profile of the inventor of GANs, Ian Goodfellow).



https://www.technologyreview.com/s/6126 ... s-with-us/
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