Video technology: how the media will dupe you into believing fake or misleading stories

  • tj85016

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    Apr 09, 2016 8:20 PM GMT
    http://www.graphics.stanford.edu/~niessner/thies2016face.html



    the authors show how disturbingly easy it is to take a surrogate actor and, in real time using everyday available tools, reenact their face and create the illusion that someone else, notably someone famous or important, is speaking
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    Apr 09, 2016 9:12 PM GMT
    Kinda scary but impressive nevertheless! icon_cool.gif
  • mitshoo

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    Apr 10, 2016 7:01 PM GMT
    What sort of evil people would spend their time developing this? Nothing good will come of this power...
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    Apr 10, 2016 7:10 PM GMT
    They hardly need high tech stuff like this to dupe people; they've been duping the public for ages, by misreporting stories, leaving out crucial details, emphasizing the wrong stuff, etc.
  • Apparition

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    Apr 10, 2016 10:31 PM GMT
    mitshoo saidWhat sort of evil people would spend their time developing this? Nothing good will come of this power...


    dead hollywood stars make more money than unknowns

    http://thenewdaily.com.au/entertainment/2014/08/01/life-death-great-posthumous-performances/

    I mean really, even I can pretty much dub photos that could stand up in court as evidence while actually totally fake, video is just the next step by people more talented than me.

    normal_toybox.jpg I mean, how many photos are in this image?
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    Apr 10, 2016 11:05 PM GMT
    Apparition saidI mean really, even I can pretty much dub photos that could stand up in court as evidence while actually totally fake

    Ah-hah, so you're the guy making these photoshopped pictures of guys with huge dicks that sidneyrugbyjock is always complaining about!   icon_lol.gif
  • Apparition

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    Apr 11, 2016 12:20 AM GMT
    Lumpyoatmeal said
    Apparition saidI mean really, even I can pretty much dub photos that could stand up in court as evidence while actually totally fake

    Ah-hah, so you're the guy making these photoshopped pictures of guys with huge dicks that sidneyrugbyjock is always complaining about!   icon_lol.gif



    nah..
    normal_mikesoriginalnose.jpg
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    Apr 17, 2016 5:58 AM GMT
    Lumpyoatmeal saidThey hardly need high tech stuff like this to dupe people; they've been duping the public for ages, by misreporting stories, leaving out crucial details, emphasizing the wrong stuff, etc.

    So basically, Fox News. icon_lol.gif