We Are Completely Mystified by This AI-Generated Image of Jack and Rose Taking a Selfie in "Titanic"

Icy Dip What if the Titanic never sank — and Rose and Jack decided to go for a frosty dip in the Atlantic to take a selfie? A new AI-generated image that’s making its rounds on social media has us completely mystified. The almost-photorealistic image shows the pair as they were portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in James Cameron’s 1997 epic “Titanic,” having an intimate photo opp. The image has plenty of the hallmarks of an AI-generated image, from the filtered-looking smooth skin to the excessive number of smoke stacks adorning the Titanic (the real ship only had four, not six). Needless to say, smartphones weren’t a thing 111 years ago, either. But perhaps most glaring of all is that the Titanic hasn’t actually sunk in the image, suggesting that Jack and Rose intentionally chose to plunge into the icy waters for a selfie opportunity. “Why are they in the water if the boat still floats?” one user on the Titanic subreddit suggested. “Where to start with this one,” another user wrote. Jack, There’s a Bot The image was also being used by Facebook accounts to take potshots at a younger generation (although it’s not entirely clear which). “If the Titanic happened today,” was the most prevalent caption accompanying the many repostings of the odd image. That’s characteristic of the annoyingly persistent boomer memes complaining about how younger folks have become obsessed with their phones. What year is it, people? “They had to use AI to joke about…We Are Completely Mystified by This AI-Generated Image of Jack and Rose Taking a Selfie in "Titanic"

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