Le Monde

2023-01-181 Min read
Le Monde

General de Gaulle speaks. Or rather his vocal clone, developed for Le Monde by computer scientists and researchers from the Institut de recherche et coordination acoustique/musique (Ircam) and Ircam Amplify, its technology subsidiary.

The challenge was unprecedented: to reconstitute the audio of the June 18, 1940 call, the original recording of which, if it ever existed, has disappeared. A project to better understand the workings and promises of synthesis technologies based on artificial intelligence, and their risks - notably deepfakes.


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