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Deep Fakes are overkill for our tiny brains


<media href="" src="" caption="Cheyenne 9’s Coverage of the Official White House Address" source="YouTube" author="Sassy Justice" width="560px"> Just in case you think you can spot a deep-fake video from a mile away, the gentlemen that brought you South Park made a new Sassy Justice video. They do us the favor of making it pretty clear that this never happened; others will not be so generous. On the surface, it’s just a joke video, but the implications are grave. If Sassy Justice can make this video, what’s stopping a much-better funded news organization from making a "Trump/Biden calls staffer the c-word, caught on tape" video? The <a href="">SMBC comic about villainy</a> shows a master criminal who <iq>can generate a perfect deep-fake of any public figure doing anything</iq>, to which his interlocutor responds <iq>Why waste all that computing power? Just take an out-of-context still of the politician you don't like and writer whatever claim you want on it.</iq> <bq>Using neural networks to fool the human mind is like using a bazooka to fight a hamster.</bq>