In life, Anthony Bourdain could cook up a right storm in the kitchen. In death, the celebrity chef has cooked up a storm of a whole different flavour. Only it wasn't really him who cooked up that storm. In his new documentary, film-maker Morgan Neville drops a pinch of artificial intelligence into his recipe, using the technology to construct a few lines of voiceover by Bourdain. A lot of critics -- including Bourdain's ex-wife Ottavia -- find Neville's creative choice completely unpalatable, suggesting the end result amounts to little more than a deepfake.
Want to avoid an insurrection or genocide? Disconnect AI from centralized databases now! As the power of AI grows and the internet plays an ever greater role in our physical realities, we must act decisively to put the protection of user data at the forefront of any new developments in online products and services. The consequences of failing to protect personal privacy online could be another insurrection or genocide. Artificial Intelligence has a key role to play in securing online privacy, despite all the recent news stories about AI in conjunction with the misuse of private data.
Startup studio and streaming service Creator Plus delayed its filming schedule for "Jane" after two COVID-19 cases were confirmed on set in New Mexico. In a statement obtained by Variety, Creator Plus said the cases were detected "while adhering to strict safety daily testing protocols." "As a result, we immediately implemented a six-day shutdown, which started yesterday (as a half day) from the initial case we received. All lead actors are continuing to test negative despite exposure. We're working closely with our SAG representatives, the CDC and the All Together New Mexico'COVID Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers' while upholding SAG's Return to Work agreement," the company said in a statement Wednesday.
What if you could talk to a digital facsimile of a deceased loved one? Would you really be talking to them? Would you even want to? In recent years, technology has been employed to resurrect the dead, mostly in the form of departed celebrities. Carrie Fisher was digitally rendered in order to reprise her role as Princess Leia in the latest "Star Wars" film.
Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. An undercover child sex sting in Florida led to the arrests of over a dozen predators, including three Disney World employees and a registered nurse, investigators said Tuesday. In total, 17 people were taken into custody in the operation dubbed "Operation Child Protector" and face a total of 49 felony and two misdemeanor charges, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced during a press conference. Undercover detectives posed as children between the ages of 13 and 14 on social media platforms, mobile apps and online dating sites to investigate child predators from July 27 through Aug. 1.