This person does not exist

That’s right. This person does not exist. She’s a product of AI, artificial intelligence. Computers have analyzed millions, probably billions, of photos of people. All ages, races, skin tones, and accessories like earrings and glasses. All done for facial recognition programs, CGI, publicity shots, IDs, etc. And with all that information and a lot of computer wizardry, AI produced this image of a person who does not exist. She’s just a figment of AI’s imagination.

Go to the website thispersondoesnotexist.com and all you’ll see is a picture of a person, a person who does not exist. Refresh the page and you’ll see someone else who does not exist. Keep flipping through images and you might spot little details that aren’t quite right, but overall it’s rather remarkable.

Remarkable … and a little disturbing.



Categories: Sci/Tech

13 replies

  1. It’s amazing what can be done these days. I just scrolled thru this site last night. Altho the creations do not look like actual photos of people, what amazes me is how someone can take a doll and make then nearly lifelike. That’s a doll.

  2. My iPhone uses facial recognition instead of a passcode to open. It works flawlessly including whether or not I’m wearing glasses. I believe it is now being used to screen passengers for the terrorist watch-list at several airports. AI is used to automatically read license plates. All this raises questions about privacy and what the word even means in a computerized society, yes?

  3. I’m not too concerned. I don’t exist either.

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