New York Times: Fake ‘Likes’ Remain Just a Few Dollars Away, Researchers Say

New York Times: Fake ‘Likes’ Remain Just a Few Dollars Away, Researchers Say. “Companies like Facebook and Twitter are poorly policing automated bots and other methods for manipulating social media platforms, according to a report released on Friday by researchers from the NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence. With a small amount of money, the researchers found, virtually anyone can hire a company to get more likes, comments and clicks.”

Interesting Engineering: A Database of 100,000 AI Generated Faces Is Changing the Way We Think about Stock Photos

Interesting Engineering: A Database of 100,000 AI Generated Faces Is Changing the Way We Think about Stock Photos. “Artificial intelligence can now give you a quality stock photo of a model… that does not exist. That’s right, AI can now generate imaginary faces for your next project. Dubbed Generated Photos, the collection of faces was created by Konstantin Zhabinskiy and his team.”

PR Newswire: First Digital Human Gives Ted Talk In Real Time (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: First Digital Human Gives Ted Talk In Real Time (PRESS RELEASE). “Digital Domain Head of Software R&D Doug Roble, and for the first time, his virtual avatar DigiDoug, presented a talk at TED2019 on what it takes to create a digital human. DigiDoug is the industry-leading work of the Digital Human Group, a unit within global visual effects studio Digital Domain overseen by VFX industry veterans Darren Hendler and Doug Roble. The group is focused on the creation of digital humans, creatures and characters for feature films, live real time events and new technology applications.”