Category Archives: Technology

Want to meet someone new?

This is, I find, fascinating. I guess some may find it creepy, I suppose. Go to this site

https://thispersondoesnotexist.com/

And reload the page as much as you like. Each a different person, right? What, some (of the adults, anyway) you’d like to even ask out? Ready to swipe right (or whatever people do on dating apps)? Good luck! None of them actually exist.

The images are artificially generated by a “generative adversarial neural network.” Actually two computer programs — one generates new, synthetic images out of random noise, and ‘learns’ to ‘fool’ the other program that is designed to classify images as being ‘real’ vs. ‘fake.’ The results are amazing.