Monday, June 17, 2019


COMMENT:  This is one of the side effects of today's technology, including the Internet.  Today's technology makes things easier and faster, but also more dangerous.

"Why ‘deepfake’ videos are becoming more difficult to detect" PBS NewsHour 6/12/2019


SUMMARY:  Sophisticated and inaccurate altered videos known as “deepfakes” are causing alarm in the digital realm.  The highly realistic manipulated videos are the subject of a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday.  As Miles O’Brien reports, the accelerating speed of computers and advances in machine learning make deepfakes ever more difficult to detect, among growing fears of their weaponization.

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