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  • Anyone can render you naked with three mouse clicks


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    Artificial-intelligence technologies have so invaded our lives that now dozens of sketchy websites enable anyone to upload a picture of your face and immediately receive an AI-generated nude that’s completely photorealistic.

    Tech-savvy perverts have published fake nudes of celebrities for years, of course. But making those falsified images required at least some talent with Photoshop and other image-editing tools.

    At the new AI-fake websites, you just upload a fully clothed headshot of anyone. You then click, click, click, and you have a “nudified” copy. Most people would believe the resulting image is an actual photograph of how the victimized person supposedly looked at the time.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.44.0, 2023-10-30).

  • Finding your photos in the cloud

    Have you ever wanted to bring up a particular photo or two (or eight) on your smartphone?

    Maybe you want to revisit your last vacation or your child’s wedding. Or perhaps you want to show off photos of your grandchildren — but not too many … you don’t want to annoy people. Here’s how to find images in OneDrive, Google Photos, and Dropbox.

    See the full story in the June 10, 2019, AskWoody Plus Newsletter (Issue 16.21.0)