YouTuber “Ctrl Shift Face” is known for their many deepfake videos, like replacing Jack Nicholson with Jim Carrey in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Now, we get to see what Bruce Lee might have looked like in The Matrix if he were alive and replaced Keanu Reeves. Interested in trying this yourself, check out FakeApp. This piece of software lets users to easily create and share videos with faces swapped using an artificial neural network and the power of the graphics processor. Read more for a video and additional information.
Deepfake is essentially a technique for human image synthesis based on artificial intelligence, mostly used to combine and superimpose existing images and videos onto source images or videos using a machine learning technique known as generative adversarial network. However, the term “deepfake” wasn’t coined until 2017.