‘Human Digital Remains’ and ‘Post-mortem authenticity’ are two new descriptions I encountered while creating this video: In which ways are synthetic media and AI being used to bring our deceased back to life? And what does the future hold?
It may be uncomfortable, but nevertheless important to have a discussion about these developments. I put a few interesting cases in this video for you. Hope it gets you thinking!
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|Reanimating the deceased with AI and synthetic media |
Thanks for watching! Sources Deepfakes made with: https://github.com/AliaksandrSiarohin/first-order-model Spinning background by “Amitai Angor AA VFX”: https… youtu.be
About Thijs Pepping
Thijs Pepping is a humanistic trend analyst in the field of new technologies. He is part of the think tank within SogetiLabs and in his work he continuously wonders and analyses what the impact of New Technologies is on our lives, organizations and society. He specialized in Humanistic Counselling and Education at the University of Humanistics in Utrecht and worked for five years with autistic children. His background in psychology and philosophy drives him to find meaningful answers to business related questions and to provoke whenever necessary. He is co-author of multiple publications on the impact of new technologies, such as ‘The FrankensteinFactor’, ‘AI First – Learning from the machine’, and ‘The Pursuit of Digital Happiness’ series. See labs.sogeti.com/research for his previous and current work. VINT provides practical insight into the likely impact and innovative applications of new technologies for organizations worldwide. This valuable intelligence helps public and private sector enterprises to anticipate and plan for the complex dynamics of the future. The use of new technological developments is aimed at generating value that anticipates future developments.
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