A simulated image of an explosion in pentagon In America briefly went viral on the internet and sparked a drop in ten minutes Market on Monday, raising further concerns about the risks of Artificial Intelligence (AI) productive.
image, which many observers doubted AI generated circulated by various accounts on social networks, which forced Department of Defense to indicate publicly that there was no such burst.
“We can confirm that it was a false report And That pentagon it was not bulk today,” said a spokesman for the Department of Defense Secretary.
department of Arlington Fire Department, in the state of Virginia, He also reacted and published a message on social networks assuring that there was no burst or in the event pentagon or close to that.
Other incidents happened after this incident fake pictures which recently created a stir on the internet, which includes to arrest former president of United States, Donald Trump and of pope francisco Wearing a puffy coat jacket.
AFP found the first Twitter post to share such an image pentagon a movement came from the promotional account QAnon (short for Q-Anonymous), a proponent of far-right conspiracy theories that previously shared false information. However, the original source of image.
emerging technologies of i a inter alia the generation feature that can be built by non-specialists compelling picture in a matter of moments instead of requiring training and experience to use programs such as Photoshop.
image of pentagon affected by sharing in the network Market for a few minutes. The expanded S&P 500 index of the largest 500 companies – and a main benchmark among investors – fell as much as 0.29% compared to Friday’s close before recovering again.