“In the past year, the term “deepfake” has entered into news headlines and the realm of popular culture. If you’ve run into articles like “Deepfakes are getting better. Should we be worried?” and “Internet Companies Prepare to Fight the ‘Deepfake’ Future” you might be feeling apprehensive or even wondering what, exactly, a deepfake is. In the era of fake news where content can spread through the internet like wildlife, this emerging technology is sparking new debates and driving new experiments.” Source – Cuseum
WHY THIS MATTERS:
While the sinister implications of deepfakes are often discusses, this article examines some of the more positive use cases for the technology, especially as it relates to art. From seeing an animated Mona Lisa, to having a conversation with Salvador Dali, these are some of the creative ways AI has enhanced the museum-going experience.