Deepfakes (a portmanteau of “deep learning” and “fake”) are synthetic media in which a person in an existing image or video is replaced with someone else’s likeness. While the act of faking content is not new, deepfakes leverage powerful techniques from machine learning and artificial intelligence to manipulate or generate visual and audio content with a high potential to deceive.
The Internet is turning from a frontier for freedom to a mechanism of control.
We are now coming to a point where Artificial intelligence is becoming indistinguishable from reality.
English computer scientist turned researcher/ author/ activist/ photographer Martin Geddes speaks to Mark Devlin.
Channel 4 decided it would be a good idea to do a high-tech spoof of one of Britain’s most sacred annual events.