Face-tracking software lets you make anyone say anything in real time
A team from Stanford, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg has produced a video demonstrating how its software, called Face2Face, in combination with a common webcam, can make any person on video appear to say anything a source actor wants them to say.
It might be fun to mix this up with something like “Say it with Trump,” but for now the software is still in the research phase. More.
Reality check: As with the U.S. conservative movement’s hatefest against the working class, who have been rendered superfluous by cheap labour and automation, these are the sorts of tantrums that only help Trump rise.
Now he can say whatever he likes, and no one can easily be sure if he said it or not. If he himself invested in this, that was a devilish smart move.
See also: Our American friend on National Review’s full-on hatefest against the working class