@Facebook's #AI Voice #Clone Of Bill Gates Is A Great Tool For Identity Thieves

Facebook already knows so much about its users. This seems to be the next logical step at user exploitation, and a big step forward in identity theft.

New York (The Verge) — Listen to this AI voice clone of Bill Gates created by Facebook’s engineers theverge.com/2019/6/10/1865….

We’re headed for a revolution in computer-generated speech, and a voice clone of Microsoft founder Bill Gates demonstrates exactly why. It’s the product of MelNet, an AI system created and designed by engineers from Facebook.

In the clips embedded below, you can listen to what seems to be Gates reeling off a series of innocuous phrases. “A cramp is no small danger on a swim,” he cautions. “Write a fond note to the friend you cherish,” he advises. But each voice clip has been generated by a machine learning system named MelNet, designed and created by engineers at Facebook. James Vincent/@verge

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