Make no mistake, while this is pretty funny, it’s actually pretty creepy!
First, deepfakes were a thing, where people could edit faces on other people and make it seem like it said things they never actually did.
Now, we have AI without the visual aspect, making it so people can say things in their own voice without ever having said it.
A team recently pulled off a project where they used Joe Rogan’s voice to talk about starting a chimp hockey team, being stuck in a machine and other wacky stories.
Researchers are aware that this technology could be used for pretty nefarious purposes so be careful who you share it with!