This AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice Sounds Eerily Like the Real Thing

In recent years, eerily accurate deepfake videos have gotten a lot of press, but automated voice replication has been quietly sliding into the uncanny valley as well. Case in point: The AI company Dessa has created a simulation of podcaster Joe Rogan’s voice that is nearly indistinguishable from the real thing.Listen to it in this video that…

Scammers Exploit Home Rental Listings With ‘Let Yourself In’ Link

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 108779578 story Scammers Exploit Home Rental Listings With ‘Let Yourself In’ Link (cbs46.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday May 04, 2019 @05:34PM from the hoping-no-bad-people-show-up dept. “American Homes For Rent is a publicly traded company that owns more than 50,000 properties,” writes Slashdot reader McGruber — calling our attention to a glaring…

TRON suffered from a critical bug that could’ve crashed its entire blockchain

Just one computer could have brought TRON’s entire blockchain to a screeching halt, a new HackerOne disclosure has revealed. Until quite recently, bad actors were reportedly able to maliciously consume the CPU power of the network with Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. “Using a single machine, an attacker could send a DDoS attack to all or 51 percent…

An American bitcoin trader built a floating house off Thailand’s coast in an attempt to gain independence. Authorities destroyed his home and he now faces the death penalty.

An American bitcoin trader could face a death sentence in Thailand after authorities confiscated his floating home, which he built in an attempt to declare an autonomous seaborne community.Chad Elwartowski and his girlfriend, Supranee Thepdet, had been living in the so-called seastead but fled before authorities arrived.Thai authorities said the pair claimed they were beyond…

Hackers roban 40 millones de dólares en Bitcoin desde el exchange Binance

7 mil Bitcoin, desaparecidos en minutos. El sitio de intercambio de criptomonedas Binance anunció que sufrió una filtración de datos de seguridad durante la tarde del día 7 de mayo, lo que derivó en la pérdida de aproximadamente siete mil BTC en una única transacción, equivalentes a más de 40 millones de dólares (al precio actual…

US man could face death penalty over Thailand ‘sea home’

Image copyright Thai Navy/EPA Image caption The couple dispute whether the structure sits in Thailand’s territorial waters A US man and his partner could face the death penalty after they were accused of building a “sea home” off Thailand.Chad Elwartowski has gone into hiding with his girlfriend, Supranee Thepdet, after the navy said they had…

Cryptos: The 2019 crypto rally shows no signs of slowing — but has anything changed?

If you haven’t heard, bitcoin is back. Well sort of. The best-known cryptocurrency is on a relentless run and bottom pickers may have finally struck gold. After climbing as much as 20% on April 2, bitcoin BTCUSD, -1.68%  and other digital asset prices have not just held, but extended their gains, raising the question: has…