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February 12, 2020

thispersondoesnotexist.com

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Videre est credere.

From the Guardian:

Designed by former Uber engineer Phil Wang, thispersondoesnotexist.com makes use of a code called StyleGAN (short for generative adversarial network).

Wang has utilized this code to create a seemingly endless stream of faces.

"Our sensitivity to faces, when you really think about it, is a product of evolution for successful mating. What the site really demonstrates is that even for a data distribution that we are so well crafted to understand as human beings, the machine can pick apart all the relevant features and recompose them in a way that’s coherent."

February 12, 2020 at 02:01 PM | Permalink


Comments

Many of these "people" are quite attractive, but hats frequently grow through their skulls, jewelry becomes horrific torture devices, and secondary faces at the sides of the frame are grotesquely mutated. That's entertaining in itself.

Posted by: Luke | Feb 14, 2020 12:28:08 PM

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