Digitally altered ‘deepfake’ videos a growing threat as 2020 election approaches
Category: News & PoliticsVia: perrie-halpern • 8 months ago • 28 comments
By: Jake Ward/NBC News
The technology known as ‘deepfakes’ -- deceptive videos of real people altered using artificial intelligence -- are quickly beginning to damage our trust in the truth of video evidence. How will we trust the footage we see, especially with a presidential election approaching? Jake Ward hears from researchers in California teaching computers to tell the difference.