How to recognize fake AI-generated images

Unsupervised Representation Learning with Deep Convolutional Generative Adversarial Networks” (2014) by Radford et al, also known as DCGAN.
“Progressive Growing of GANs for Improved Quality, Stability, and Variation” (2017) by Karras et al, also known as PGAN or ProGAN.

Straight hair looks like paint

Text is indecipherable

Background is surreal

Asymmetry

Weird teeth

Messy hair

Non-stereotypical gender presentation

Semi-regular noise

Iridescent color bleed

Examples of real images

Faces generated by “A Style-Based Generator Architecture for GANs”

The Missing Earring

Asymmetry

Weird teeth

Messy hair

Painterly rendering

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