Famous bear enters politics

Tag, the Kodiak bear, contemplating the circumstances that led to political life.Screenshot: KPBS In 2019, we were introduced to Label, a Kodiak / thespian bear who likes to share “cookie kisses” with Hollywood’s Jason Momoa. Now, following in the footsteps of former California celebrities turned Republican politicians, Tag has made …

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New Deepfake Technology Lets Celebrities Authorize Their Voices

Despite growing concern that deepfake technology could lead us irreversibly into the post-truth era, some companies are still determined to promote it as a viable, consumer-friendly product. The latest company of its kind, Veritone, aims to monetize deepfakes that allow celebrities to make endorsements without ever saying a word, the …

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10 animals scientifically named after celebrities

From insects and fossilized organisms, to lizards and fish, many animals and other organisms are officially named after celebrities. One of the biggest compliments you can get is asking someone to name them or dedicate something to them. Believe it or not, many scientists who spend their lives trying to …

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