An anti-fake startup called Optic has launched an AI or Not image recognition service. On this subject writing The Wall Street Journal. Optic’s co-founder and CEO is Andrey Doronichev, a former Google product manager and one of the founders of mobile YouTube.
Launched optics websitewhere you can upload an image or insert a link to it, after which the service will determine whether it was created by a person or an artificial intelligence.
You can also check the image using telegram robot or post the image on Twitter by tagging optyc_xyz with the tag #aiornot, after which the service will return a result on the authenticity of the image in percentage. According to the service’s website, the company is working on a browser extension that will allow you to determine the authenticity of photos.
According to Doronichev, AI or Not explores elements of an image “invisible to the human eye, such as changes in brightness and color.” The accuracy of the service, according to the creators, was until recently 95%, but after the release of the neural network that generates images by text query, the accuracy dropped to 88.9%. According to the WSJ, the AI or Not team has finalized the service and started recognizing Midjourney footage again.
As Doronichev noted in Instagram Stories, first of all, journalists may or may not need AI.
Doronichev too announcement launch of the propagandometer. According to a screenshot posted by Doronichev, the “propagandometer” will show the “bias rating” of a particular media post.
Andrey Doronichev has worked at Google since 2007. He is known as the creator of the YouTube Mobile application. He also worked on the Android mobile operating system and led the VR direction.
Doronichev became a co-founder of Optic in early 2021. His startup uses artificial intelligence to combat counterfeit non-fungible tokens (NFTs). In July 2022 Optical attracted $11 million from investors.
Andrey Doronichev is one of the heroes movie Yuri Dud “How the IT Capital of the World Works” on Silicon Valley.