'Spooky' AI tool brings dead relatives' photos to life

By Umberto Bacchi

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I have just tried this on an old photo of myself. It looks like someone's face has been superimposed over mine. Which is pretty much what this is.


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At the NASA Glenn facility there is a John Glenn hologram, but like all holograms it's limiyed in memory. That one is based on an interview he had and a limited number of questions. It's the same deal with Roy Orbison and Michael Jackson holograms. And these 'photo' jobs are no different.

Ain't nothing like the real thing, baby.

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I bet a bunch of professors having too much time also criticized the photography and the movie technology when it first broke through.

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As there are also computerized colorings of old black-and-white photographs or movies, you can now fake everything, for fun or fir worse. A little bit scaring, right? Imagine Stalin giving a current WH press conference or Hitler speaking the evening news and such. Crazy... one shouldn’t do everything that technology has to offer.

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Last year U.S. rapper Kanye West famously gifted his wife Kim Kardashian a hologram of her late father congratulating her on her birthday and on marrying "the most, most, most, most, most genius man in the whole world".

Kanye West made a hologram of Kim's father programmed to glorify himself. A hologram of a dead man singing the praises of Kayne! What a disgusting revolting (ab)use of ego.

Next thing you know, some idiot teacher will use a hologram of Adolf Hitler in a history class 'saying' that he LOVES Jews. This is nothing less than OBSCENE.

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