Fake videos of Real People

Do you think you’re good at spotting fake videos, where famous people say things they’ve never said in real life? See how they’re made in this astonishing talk and tech demo.

Computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakorn shows how, as a grad student, he used AI and 3D modeling to create photorealistic fake videos of people synced to audio.

It is difficult to ascertain both the ethical implications and the creative possibilities of this tech — and the steps being taken to fight against its misuse.