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This AI Can Clone Any Voice, Including Yours

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Journalist Ashlee Vance travels to Montreal, Canada to meet the founders of Lyrebird, a startup that is using AI to clone human voices with frightening precision. ---------- Hello World is a Webby and Emmy-nominated video series from Bloomberg that invites the viewer to come on a journey across the globe to find the inventors, scientists and technologists shaping our future. Join journalist and best-selling author Ashlee Vance on a quest to find the freshest, weirdest tech creations and the beautiful freaks behind them. Watch more Hello World episodes: https://www.bloomberg.com/hello-world Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and more: http://www.bloomberg.com Connect with us on... Twitter: https://twitter.com/business Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bloombergbusiness Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bloombergbusiness/
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himselfe (3 hours ago)
Authenticate voice calls / messages with cryptographic public keys, problem solved!
Fishray (12 hours ago)
Simple copyright law could apply. Everyone should have the right to copyright their own voice. Any infringement or unauthorized usage could be prosecuted. End of debate.
But can they speak Kirby?
Trinity Smith (15 hours ago)
People always think “Can we make this?” and they never think “Should we make this?” I’m honestly scared of what AI technology is coming to.
TomW (17 hours ago)
Imagine the future of movies. No need for actors with the increase of processing power in CGI, and no need for voice actors.
Pollution X (18 hours ago)
I can make celebrities say dirty things
RoonyKingXL (1 day ago)
This is so bad haha. Sometimes I really wonder how people pick their "news" topics.
BERTIL SCALI (1 day ago)
This technology is 100% dangerous
Silentic (1 day ago)
I wish that technology can never develop. Why? Because it will be dangerous. Thanks to this, fraud will be easier. The developer has it somewhere. He will not care. The money will probably only be counted for him and not that someone will suffer. You can not compare this to photos it's not the same!
Bruce Hunsaker (1 day ago)
Hmmm interesting.
Nopparuj (1 day ago)
This *Code And Algorithm* Can Clone Any Voice, Including Yours.
KYROS (1 day ago)
Your mums aus
Le To (1 day ago)
This will only be used for bad things
I C (2 days ago)
Still needs work though. It is still recognizable.
Akmal Saip (2 days ago)
Soon no songs or any other voice master peace can no longer be copy righted Say hello to voice
Ed Fan (3 days ago)
guess voice recognition security is bye bye
Mr. Megaman (3 days ago)
What if we can apply this for voice acting in animation?...
Ibn Muhammad (3 days ago)
This is very bad.
Damn that's really scary 😓
obey art (3 days ago)
the guy in the sweater has a face that expresses more than just a test...
rinnin (3 days ago)
HMRC in the UK want me to use my voice as my password over the phone to speed up access & are touting it as the most secure way to access your account & that they can tell its "really" me - "even if you have a cold!" Does this hack now make their system totally redundant?
me (4 days ago)
Is this part of the Adobe Voco/Princeton product?
Blaze Beatz (4 days ago)
Ehhhh still sounds very computerized
Alex Nezhynsky (4 days ago)
I heard this concept on Sam Harris talk a year ago or so
Santiago Morales (4 days ago)
Who else googled lyrebird after this video?
ghjghjgjhghj (4 days ago)
Why would we ever do this!!! We’re fucked
Chris Rogers (5 days ago)
They need to use wavenet with this and it would be almost perfect
Kokoro (5 days ago)
This sounds a great tool for interacting with NPCs in video games. Not just the NPCs talking, but your own characters and even modding too!
jef (5 days ago)
your style of narrating reminds me of Anthony Bourdain, RIP
Melvin Alex (5 days ago)
Why so frightening background voice
John Smith (6 days ago)
Grab them by the pussy was an AI speaking, not Trump.
chandra vikram singh (6 days ago)
Why the fuck are they doing it
Techtrip (6 days ago)
AI is thrown around too much....
obohP • (6 days ago)
Imagine this type of technology integrated with googles new AI that was demonstrated to book an appointment
Steven SuperRainbow (6 days ago)
The guy with the glasses looks like McLovin from Superbad to be honest
John Yong (6 days ago)
But it doesn't have any emotion in the voice at all! It should add some emotion on it cause it sound dull LOL!
IbadassI (6 days ago)
Game over
Ken Bell (6 days ago)
Why??
Vitor Prezentino (6 days ago)
METE A PAULADA NISSO AÍ VEI!
Roni Väärälä (6 days ago)
When it can mimict patterns of speech and pacing. Dam
KaZi IsLaMa (6 days ago)
Hmm. Very important lectures. Like it
Davis (6 days ago)
Why anyone would want to create this in the first place?
j willy (6 days ago)
These are the guys that built the Terminator's arm.
John Dory (6 days ago)
No doubts be hacked and used to convict you if you are a TOMMY ROBINSON..
Bill Karoly (6 days ago)
You could bring back dead actors. Recreate them digitally and add their voice. It will blow the mind.
redtails (6 days ago)
Now you never have to confess your crimes again!
OU812 (6 days ago)
How much you wanna bet that fucker is going to sell it to the highest bidder? He looks like a fledgling Bond villain.
Steffen Ricklin (6 days ago)
Is his narrator voice even him? Maybe it's created by Lyrebird?
drifter4training (6 days ago)
didn't adobe do something like this a while back ? photoshop the voice sample into their own desired altered voiced conversation,,,
Rana Do (6 days ago)
what'll the singers do?
Max the Big Bad (6 days ago)
But what is a voice? Hey, Vsauce, Michael here.
MasterPhyton GD&MC (7 days ago)
But does it run Skynet?
AmarahJiwa (7 days ago)
YTPMV MACHINE
Hilman luthfi (7 days ago)
Fck the future is real
Ellectro Kingg (7 days ago)
It's not AI
Loki the Cat (7 days ago)
Something like this would have been nice for someone like Stephen Hawking so his voice sounded like it did before he lost his ability to speak.
purpleblake (7 days ago)
Laughing is probably one hole it will have for now. Everyone has a unique laugh which is hard to replicate. Also maybe other emotional vocalizations. But these things will def be added in the future no doubt, at which point i will really be scared
Erza Sakura (7 days ago)
What's the statues of Mexican wall
esh war getenv (7 days ago)
Oh wow. The fact that you can pass down the voice of your loved ones is amazing.
Fernando Di Monaco (7 days ago)
In Brazil, people call your house and tell you that they have kidnapped you son/daughter and demand ransom. They put someone on the line sounding really desperate and, often times, if they get you at the right moment, they succeed. I fear for what they might be able to do with this kind of technology on their hands...
R4VE ZER0 (7 days ago)
Oooooook.... it's time to turn off my phone banking/ordering options forever 😂
Nate Pelayo (7 days ago)
Turns out his mom was an AI as well!!!!
SUBROSA ONDATRACK (7 days ago)
FUCK THESE PEOPKE. THIS WILL RUIN THE FUCKING WORLD. WE DONT NEED AI OR FUCKING CLONE AI'S FUCKING IDIOTS RUINING THIS WORLD.
Mr. Randall (7 days ago)
It still sounds artificial This is roughly how voice of Siri was done. It still sounds artificial. With artificial voice modulation to get rid of the monotone that AI voices have can make it work better it won't be long till we we won't be able to tell.
Mentos Freshmaker (7 days ago)
So soon the "Microsoft Service Worker" who always calls my house and tries to scam me will be talking english? XD
Wojtek Grabowski (7 days ago)
This show is amazing but it's so badly paced it hurts
FLAT EARTH BROTHERS (7 days ago)
Confession tapes will now either be invalidated or the technology could be used for blackmail scandals. Don’t think we should have technology that will help keep guilty people out of prison or put innocent people in prison.
Hobbes (7 days ago)
I wonder if they can use this algorithm in an adversarial network to make it sound better.
Anto Toni (7 days ago)
Stupid boys. Why do we need this? To show the world what technology can do? That’s stupid. We already know what technology can do. Aren’t there more important problems in the world to be solved?
Social Introvert (7 days ago)
That's really scary!
Robert Abshear (7 days ago)
Why? This will be used for evil!
armando perez (7 days ago)
Hope this doesn't get into the the hands of some IRS scammers fucking assholes
nikrusty (7 days ago)
I see. The Terminator is getting perfected.
Francisco Rosado (7 days ago)
They should've used the AI for the voiceover. Then reveal it near the end of the video.
Pochi (7 days ago)
This technology brings more problems than it solves... How can any researcher, programmer or scientist who has a sane and sophisticated mind help to build up this technology? I mean, only an idiot or an extremely egoistic person would help to develope and improve that technology... It's just so obvious that the technology will find its main use in fraud and scam... Don't those researchers have a guilty conscience or are they just stupid and dumb?
nitesh shetty (7 days ago)
Just 10 days back I had predicted this to my daughter There will be a time when after we die ur loved once can speak with us through google or alexa It will speak and will converse like how we speak We will just have a read a script once the intelligence will store and save it and use it
Alex McCabe (7 days ago)
I hope the narration wasn't done using this app
taN. GoogleUser (7 days ago)
This video's so cool
Im2awesome (7 days ago)
I need this NOW! Just imagine Morgan Freeman reading Alice in wonderland.
Gaurav Sharma (7 days ago)
What is the use case?
Erik'sChannel (7 days ago)
This guy speaks like Anthony Bourdain.
Abhiyansh Arya (7 days ago)
Can we now get gps with snape's voice?
Tanner (7 days ago)
McLovin really went up in the world since high school.
Luke McQuillan (7 days ago)
Clicked on this expecting a positive video about throat cancer victims being able to record their voices before operations so they can still “speak” after their vocal chords removal and found a fear-mongering piece instead. Roger Ebert would have loved this and was fighting for something like this.
Exodus fivesixfivesix (7 days ago)
Wtf! This is going to open up a lot of fake speeches and Information.
Sun Down (7 days ago)
This is extremely dangerous.
Justin Booby (7 days ago)
plot twist his mother is a computer too
Shashikla Wadare (7 days ago)
Why didn't they used this technology in the movie - shivaji " Hey I'm shivaji buddy cool "
Matthew (7 days ago)
This is pretty amazing, traditional techniques for this require hours and hours of training data
Frank Hamilton (7 days ago)
Better come up with secret codes with your loved ones.
aaliyah faye udtojan (7 days ago)
The next day. He's dead. And that tech is gone.
Sir Lnce (7 days ago)
Make it copy Eminem and make rap bot song. It would be awesome.
Brian McGregor (7 days ago)
Does not seem like a productive use of your time.
Chloe Mcholoe (7 days ago)
This is gonna be awesome for Google duplex
Al Ken (7 days ago)
Of course if you talk like a robot...
satrsmndri (7 days ago)
All about coulda. Not about shoulda.
Jeremy Peterson (7 days ago)
This is a horrible, horrible idea.
Hsark (7 days ago)
must suck being a voice actor after seeing this
Mike (7 days ago)
For them, it's all about making money and not what repercussions it may have in the future. Who really benifits from this?
Varun reddy (7 days ago)
This was coming , Some one would make it , But what parallelly tech developers should do is Try to differntiate AI voice and Natural voice with an instant with some app in appstores/playsores. That leaves another risk of outsourcing ur audio calls to another App developer. That app should be able to detect with out conneting to Internet and not storing any calls in clouds databases. The Best one i think if verify call check. After some 3 years when this is grown hugely When ever u receive a AI call in future we need to ask a simple question to verify it and then proceed in to conversation. Still it sin't developed as that much refined voice. so nothing to fear for next 3 years.

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