Deepfake Face Generators & The Uncanny Valley

The aptly named “thispersondoesnotexist.com” generates faces randomly. The ostensible purpose of this deepfake face generator is a little unclear, but I’m assuming the developers wanted to show how real deepfake faces can look.

The result is… creepy. With a click of the mouse, you can generate faces of people who never lived.

“Deepfake” is a wonderfully ominous term combining “deep learning” and “fake.”

Deepfake face generators create an uncanny valley effect that is more emotional than visual.

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