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#15005401
You can no longer be sure that an image/portrait is of a real person. It might have been generated by an algorithm as for this twitter account (although it looks like the image has also been photoshopped).

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Explanation how it works: Style-based GANs – Generating and Tuning Realistic Artificial Faces

Visual examples of how different aspects of faces are combined:



And a face generator: https://thispersondoesnotexist.com/
#15005464
Kaiserschmarrn wrote:It is. We'll soon have videos involving fake people of events that never happened.


And of real people doing and saying things they never actually did or said.
#15005469
Kaiserschmarrn wrote:It is. We'll soon have videos involving fake people of events that never happened.


We already do. They are called actors and movies. And Arnie was animated in Terminator Salvation and Fisher in Rogue one FYI.

Nonetheless this is a thread for @rhetoricthug.
#15005483
B0ycey wrote:We already do. They are called actors and movies.

Difficult if not impossible to have realistic effects that look natural, expensive and requiring many collaborators with special knowledge or training.
#15005484
This seems to be getting employed by right-wing troll culture now that using a good 'ol honest NPC avatar gets you instantly banned.
#15005485
Kaiserschmarrn wrote:Difficult if not impossible to have realistic effects that look natural, expensive and requiring many collaborators with special knowledge or training.


The limitations are no more different to this software I suspect. Although I was impressed with what I saw when watching both movies.
#15005486
B0ycey wrote:The limitations are no more different to this software I suspect. Although I was impressed with what I saw when watching both movies.

The only limitation will be having the software and learning how to use it. A single person would be able to do it alone on a PC, possibly in minutes.
#15005487
Kaiserschmarrn wrote:The only limitation will be having the software and learning how to use it. A single person would be able to do it alone on a PC, possibly in minutes.


I was more referring to realistic effects. We have had photo manipulation software on Facebook for a decade now and Flash for animation.

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