Why the Anthony Bourdain voice cloning creeps people out


              FILE - In this Monday, July 17, 2017, file photo, television personality Anthony Bourdain attends a special screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power" at The Whitby Hotel in New York. The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about use of the powerful technology. The movie “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” appeared in cinemas Friday, July 16, 2021, and mostly features real footage of the beloved celebrity chef and globe-trotting television host before he died in 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - In this Sunday, March 13, 2016, file photo Anthony Bourdain speaks during South By Southwest at the Austin Convention Center, in Austin, Texas. The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about use of the powerful technology. The movie “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” appeared in cinemas Friday, July 16, 2021, and mostly features real footage of the beloved celebrity chef and globe-trotting television host before he died in 2018.  (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)