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Popular South Korean influencer who’s landed over 100 sponsorships is not actually a real person

Rozy, an AI influencer

Rozy is a South Korean social media personality whose ads are racking up millions of views on YouTube, and she isn’t even a real person.

AI-powered social media star: The influencer, who now has over 58,000 Instagram followers, is actually a virtual human created by South Korean content-creation group Sidus Studio X. She is the first of her kind in Korea to be based on artificial intelligence, reported Korea.net

Creepy AI Tech From China Can Identify You 50 Meters Away With Your Back Turned, Face Covered

China is testing a new monitoring technology that could identify a person even when they are not facing the camera, just by analyzing the way they walk.

Developed by Chinese startup Watrix, the advanced artificial intelligence technology can reportedly recognize individuals even if their faces are not visible to the camera for up to 50 yards away, reports South China Morning Post

Chinese Student Creates AI That Can Turn Photos into Anime

An undergraduate student from China’s Fudan University showcased a new artificial intelligence (AI) software that can turn regular human photos into an anime masterpiece using the Generative Adversarial Network (GAN) and Deep Learning method.

Yanghua Jin is attempting to create a computer program that can learn from its own mistakes the longer it works. This is all done using GAN’s two networks: the generator and the discriminator, according to SoraNews24.

China Shuts Down 12 Dating Apps After ‘Women’ Turn Out to Be AI Bots

Chinese authorities shut down multiple dating apps after hundreds of thousands of customers complained that the sexy women they were chatting with online turned out to be artificial intelligence (AI) bots.

A dozen dating apps run by 21 firms in China have been closed down over fraud allegations, according to a report by the New Express (via the South China Morning Post). Clients who were seeking dates online found themselves communicating with AI computer programs in some of the apps.

AI Robot Takes China’s Notoriously Difficult ‘SAT’ Exam, Fails Miserably

A Chinese artificially intelligent robot took only 22 minutes to finish China’s notoriously grueling national college entrance exam, but it delivered a score that fell short of any tiger mom’s standards.

AI-MATHS, a tall black box with 11 servers, scored only 105 points of 150 when it took the gaokao’s two-hour math test in Sichuan Province’s capital of Chengdu on Wednesday.

China’s ‘Robot Goddess’ AI Does Live Interview in English, Fails Miserably

Jia Jia, the realistic-looking, smart humanoid robot from China, was recently interviewed by an American journalist, putting her English communication skills to the test.

According to SCMP, observers have noted that the robot did not do well in her one-on-one conversation with Wired magazine co-founder Kevin Kelly, as she fumbled over some pretty basic questions. Despite the reaction, researchers still hailed the interview as a success.  

Chinese Factory Replaces 90% Of Its Workers With Robots, Productivity Increases 250%

A factory in Dongguan, China, does not regret laying off almost all of its people in favor of artificial intelligence.

Changying Precision Technology Company replaced 590 human workers, or 90% of its workforce, with robots. What used to be manned by 650 people is now run by a dismal 60, primarily tasked to oversee that the machines perform in optimum conditions.