Fake beauty queens charm judges at the Miss AI pageant

Aiyana Rainbow, a Romanian-made AI model, is one of the Miss AI finalists. Aiyana_Rainbow


Beauty pageant contestants have always been judged by their looks, and, in recent decades, by their do-gooderly deeds and winning personalities.

Still, one thing that’s remained consistent throughout beauty pageant history is that you had to be a human to enter.

But now that’s changing.

Models created using generative artificial intelligence (AI) are competing in the inaugural “Miss AI” pageant this month.

The contestants have no physical, real-world presence. They exist only on social media, primarily Instagram, in the form of

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