February 15, 2023
University of Chicago News: UChicago Computer Science Professor Ben Zhou, Principal Investigator on two 2022 C3.ai DTI cybersecurity research projects, has lent his expertise to protect artists with his new tool Glaze, designed to make minuscule changes to confound AI art generators.
“Artists really need this tool; the emotional impact and financial impact of this technology on them is really quite real,” Zhao said. “We talked to teachers who were seeing students drop out of their class because they thought there was no hope for the industry, and professional artists who are seeing their style ripped off left and right.”
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