I wish I could remember the author of this quotation, that I paraphrase, "The biggest threat of artificial intelligence is not to employment, but the fact that we will no longer be able to trust anything that we see or read online."
This article from Wired sums up some of the biggest advances this year. Horses to zebras? Bears to pandas? This is just the start. We're going to need to redefine what reality really means, starting right now.
These projects are wildly different in origin and intent, yet they have one thing in common: They are producing artificial scenes and sounds that look stunningly close to actual footage of the physical world. Unlike earlier experiments with AI-generated media, these look and sound real.