March 11, 2021
In this recent All Things Considered podcast, BIDS Faculty Affiliate Hany Farid talks with NPR's Emma Bowman about the "misinformation apocalypse," the evolving sophistication of video technology and how recent advancements in machine learning are enabling the creation and proliferation of impressively believable "deepfake" videos. "This is clearly a new category of deepfake that we have not seen before," said Farid, who researches digital forensics and misinformation.
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March 11, 2021 | Emma Bowman | NPR, All Things Considered