Facebook’s AI clone of Bill Gates sounds like the real deal

Facebook’s AI clone of Bill Gates sounds like the real deal

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As companies get better at creating AI’s that can synthesise people’s voices it created new opportunities, and new problems.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As we see more and more Synthetic Content created, including DeepFakes and DeepFake...

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Clinton, Obama and Trump just endorsed a scarily accurate AI mimic

Clinton, Obama and Trump just endorsed a scarily accurate AI mimic

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Artificial intelligence is gaining new skills all the time, and now it’s creating scarily accurate impressions of celebrities.   The Lyre Bird is a unique bird that lives in the Amazon Rainforest because it’s especially skilled at copying the sound of its surroundings. It’s so...

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Google’s Project Magenta wants to be a musician

Google’s Project Magenta wants to be a musician

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Project Magenta will do for music what Google Deep dream does for images.   It’s a long way to Carnegie Hall, but we bet that Google researchers are already thinking of the day when their Artificial Intelligence protege “Magenta” can cut an album that beats...

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