Creepy Tech That Will Turbocharge Fake News
My buddy Josh Vekhter is visiting from his Ph.D. program in computer science and told me about a couple of incredibly creepy technological advances that will soon make our previous experience of fake news seem quaint.
First, there’s a way to edit someone’s speech:
Next, there’s a way to edit a video to insert whatever facial expression you want (I blame Pixar on this one):
Put those two technologies together and you’ve got Trump and Putin having an entirely fictitious but believable conversation on video.