This week: deep fakes, digital humans and a young Will Smith in our Vivid Ideas Special. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.
The stories this week
Udacity develop AI that can generate lecture videos from audio narration
Digital influencers in the New York Times
50 year old Will Smith plays with 23 year old in “Gemini Man”
Vivid Ideas: Love/Machine
Other stories we bring up
Byung-Hak Kim and Varun Ganapathi’s LumièreNet paper on arXiv.org
Udacity’s AI that can generate lecture videos from audio narration sample
Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman will feature young versions of Al Pacino and Robert De Niro
Our previous Vivid event in 2018
Our previous discussion of AI news anchors
Our previous discussion of Lil Miquela
Deepfakes have got the US Congress worried
Deepfakes as new election threat
Yumi, the digital human new brand ambassador for Japanese skincare brand SK-II
Adobe produces tools to make media alterations easier
The fake Zuckerberg video
The fake Kardashian video
Hao Li’s Pinscreen App
Engadget’s recommended reading on fighting deepfakes
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