The world is utterly unprepared for artificial intelligence in the near-term: “Media Synthesis”, the phenomenon which includes deepfakes, is further along than almost anyone realizes and is prepared for, and this will result in a lot of fun and angst come the 2020s

The world is utterly unprepared for artificial intelligence in the near-term: “Media Synthesis”, the phenomenon which includes deepfakes, is further along than almost anyone realizes and is prepared for, and this will result in a lot of fun and angst come the 2020s I run the /r/MediaSynthesis subreddit, collecting links and discussions surrounding this technology. The other day, I asked /r/MachineLearning about a topic that I’ve been tossing about my head for almost a full decade now: when will we be able to use style transfer on audio reliably? In…

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