From cutting-edge research to commercial product in less than a year; that’s how fast these tools can be adopted.

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The two bottlenecks at the moment are image resolution (none of these pictures are bigger than 256 x 256) and finding the labeled pictures to train the networks with.

“Our current limitation isn’t the capability of the models but the existence of data sets at higher resolution,” says Clune.

Then you can create video footage of politicians, celebrities, saying, well, whatever you want them, too.

Post your clip on any moderately popular Facebook page, and watch it spread around the internet.

Anything from North Korean “missile launches” to pictures of Osama bin Laden’s “corpse” splashed on the pages of British tabloids.

And the same can be done with video — see, for example, the 2015 Planned Parenthood scandal that relied on undercover footage that had been edited to support sensational and false claims.

Its results aren’t perfect, but they’re created completely automatically, and it’s just a small hint of what’s to come as artificial intelligence opens a new world of image, audio, and video fakery.

Imagine a version of Photoshop that can edit an image as easily as you can edit a Word document — will we ever trust our own eyes again? “Not only in our ability to manipulate images but really their prevalence in our society.” White says he created his bot in order to be “provocative,” and to show people what’s happening with AI in this space.

That’s not to say these tools will steer society into some fact-less free-for-all.

After all, the practice of retouching photos goes all the way back to the dark room, and the media has often been tricked into reporting fakes images as real.

“How long until we can produce full HD images that are photorealistic?