“Artificial neural networks are advancing rapidly in their ability to synthesize content — including images, videos, and texts — that are increasingly indistinguishable from authentic content.”
Can you tell which half of these images are real people and which are AI generated? Images are a screencap from the video below. For the answer watch the video, which also explains how they are created.
Phony Yelp reviews that read as legitimate opinion can be algorithmically generated at scale too. These technologies enable believable social posts and profiles to be automatically synthesized whole cloth, essentially “imagined” by neural networks, and they will overrun legitimate speech online.
My deepest fear is an inability to distinguish reality from fantasy. This is scary and it's in the hands of the "corporate overlords".