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Mona Deepfake

from The Telegraph

‘Deepfake’ AI can turn the Mona Lisa into a convincing real person

by  Olivia Rudgard

AI can now turn the Mona Lisa into a real life person with just one picture.

A paper published by a Samsung artificial intelligence lab in Russia shows the ability to convincingly turn artworks and celebrity photographs into moving images. 

The technology raises the prospect of convincing “deep fakes”, videos showing politicians and even people who have died saying things they never said, created just with still images of their faces. 

The paintings were animated using the facial expressions of a real person, while celebrity photographs of figures such as David Beckham were turned into video using footage of them speaking on a different occasion. 

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Posted on May 27, 2019 by Editor

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