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Satellite Billboards Are A Dystopian Future We Don't Need

Satellite Billboards Are A Dystopian Future We Don’t Need

Artist’s conception of a cubesat advertisement showing the Olympic rings. Image: Shamil Biktimirov/Skoltech A feasibility study suggests millions of dollars can be made using fleets of glowing cubesats to form overhead advertisements Earth. This is clearly a terrible idea, as it would tarnish our already threatened views of the night sky. The purpose of the …

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DALL-E AI Art Generator Finally Opens the Doors to a Wider Internet

DALL-E AI Art Generator Finally Opens the Doors to a Wider Internet

I asked DALL-E to create an image of a journalist struggling to meet deadlines in the style of Caravaggio. I wouldn’t say it really captured the old master’s flair, it’sit’s far too impressionistic. However, I feel the pain of the subject.Image: GIVE HIM Art and image archives on the Internet are already flooded with images …

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How underground groups use stolen identities and deepfakes

How underground groups use stolen identities and deepfakes

These deepfake videos are already being used to cause trouble for public figures. Celebrities, high-level government officials, well-known corporate figures, and others who have lots of high-resolution images and videos online are the most easily targeted. We see that social engineering scams using their faces and voices are already proliferating. Given the available deepfake tools …

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AI-generated games are starting to appear on Steam (and it's not going well)

AI-generated games are starting to appear on Steam (and it’s not going well)

Screenshot: cute pen games It had to happen. AI-generated artwork pops up in contests, despite a lot of controversy, and they’re probably already flooding your social media feeds in one way or another. The great promise behind the ability to generate detailed images with just a few prompts and clicks, after all, it is the …

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