By Bobby Allyn
When the Silicon Valley research lab OpenAI unveiled DALL-E earlier this year, it dazzled the internet.
The tool is seen as one of the most advanced artificial intelligence systems for creating images in the world. Type a description, and DALL-E instantly produces professional-looking art or hyperrealistic photographs.
"It's incredibly powerful," said Hany Farid, a digital forensics expert at the University of California, Berkeley. "It takes the deepest, darkest recesses of your imagination and renders it into something that is eerily pertinent."
Hany Farid is a professor in the School of Information and Department of EECS at UC Berkeley.