An AI Model of Anthony Bourdain’s Voice Says Lines He Never Uttered in New Documentary
A new documentary film has harnessed artificial intelligence to artificially voice quotes from its subject, the late Anthony Bourdain. From a report: Details of the dubious decision are outlined in a piece in The New Yorker, and raise a heap of uncomfortable questions about whether or not it’s ethical to put words in the mouths of the deceased, whether or not they penned them during their life. The lines appear in filmmaker Morgan Neville’s new documentary, Roadrunner, when an email from Bourdain is initially read by the recipient, but the audio then transitions into Bourdain’s own voice.

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