Black People : PHOTOREALISM: FRIEND OR FOE?

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  1. Metaverse

    Metaverse Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It's one of your average days. Nothing much to complain about. You decide to come online as your normally do, check your Email, read some threads on Destee. Everyone in the forum is talking about this person that lives in the same city as you do, about how this person committed a horrible crime. How come I didn't hear about this? You wonder. When did this happen? A Youtube video is displayed...

    and it's you!!!

    Right. How is that possible. You turn on the Television and the video is playing on every single news channel. It's you. Your face, your body- everything. But something still isn't right. You know that's not you, it's impossible.

    No actually it is possible. It's called "photorealism". And it's time for us to open up our minds to it.



    With photorealistic software, a good animator could use your photograph to create a likeness of you that could get you sent to prison for as long as possible. Especially for someone without an alibi. For some of us this is funny and even silly. Yet the US Government has software that is dimensions ahead of the digital software used to recreated real life people that cost well over $8000. Don't think Disney. That's child's play.

    FaceGen for example is a small program but can do very interesting things.
    Keep in mind the technology is many levels beyond this now.



    Is it possible that in the close future "a trial by a jury of our peers" will be a jury of people sitting in front of a monitor just as we are doing right now but people who are totally blind about photorealism?

    How good are your eyes?

     
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    Ummmm Hmmmm!

    See... See...

    I TOLD YALL R. KELLY AINT DO NUTHIN!!!!


    OK... but on a serious note. This is scary. I've wondered about this type of technology being out for a while.
     
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    Have you ever seen the movie "SIMONE" starring Al Paccino? In the movie Paccino was a director in Hollywood who had an actress made using this technology. SIMONE is short for simulation-one
     
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    Actually, I wouldn't be surprised if this hasn't be used already to put a few people in prison. That term "the camera never lies" is a lie itself.
     
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    It definitely looks that way. Technology --> Tricknology.
     
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    HA!
     
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    Very True. When you have a good 3D designer + some camera tracking experience, you can make alot of fiction look very real.....





    Peace and Blessings
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  8. Metaverse

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    That's right Bro. Ras, "Simone" is probably something that is done all the time on the news. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=salcZxwspxg

    I've wondered about that R.Kelly video too. The truth is, if someone knows your "vices" and crimes, even though you might not be stupid enough to get caught on tape, that vice can be used against you. A deceptive video can be made to support a theory about your illegal behavior. Perhaps one day soon online videos and TV will be part of the judicial system. But if we asked O.J. he'd say it already is.



    Could someone use this technology to frame you? Of course. How would you defend yourself? With most people "if I can see it- it must be true." Right. We believe it because we can see it with our eyes. The evidence of truth is not in what you can see- the future is already making a liar out of those who judge otherwise.
     
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    Simulation One


    Rasembi,

    I SAW this movie a few years back. It was a trip. Simone was on stage doin her thang and everything! Interestingly enough, you gotta watch these movies... because they will often (on the sneaktip) show you what is to come!

    The trip part is... The movie SIMONE (simulation one) is 6 Years OLD!

    We need to be careful,

    One day you may get on the internet watchin Bobby Hemmitt, talkin bout what we finna do. You mess around and go somewhere and have THE ROCKEFELLER'S waitin on you!
     
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    There is a scene in "The Manchurian Candidate" at the very end where they took a video of Denzel's character from a surveillance camera and replaced it with a computer generated Man. Erasing Denzel totally from the scene of a crime. So if they can erase you from a scene of a crime, surely the can put you in one.

    The last "Die Hard" movie showed how people reacted to seeing the White house blown up on Television. It was all CGI, but on the news. Millions thought it was real, but the White House was still intact, a deception created to pump fear into the blood of Millions of Americans.

    We can see from this how easy it would be to recreate Orson Welles' classic "War of the Worlds" but this time instead of Aliens invading the Earth it will be Terrorists.

    How many times during the year does the News create a Hurricane right there on their blue screen for people to see? And people run out into a panic purchasing food water and supplies? Sometimes a Hurricane never comes, all we get is a few rain drops. Only to hear that the Hurricane dissipated, or turned into a tropical storm. Who is the say there was really a Hurricane there to being with? Who profits? Everyone in Retail. Because people in fear of their lives spend their money like it's no tommorrow.

    The purchase of youtube shows that White media does not want their concert of fear to go unrecognized and disturbed. Photorealism is the new saleman for wholesale terror. Dramatized reality can be taken to a whole new level.

    The more un-real reality becomes the more real we MUST be.






    Created in a 3d application called: Lightwave

    Now ask yourself. Was the Pentagon really hit by an Airplane?
     
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