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Movie director James Cameron says he hopes critical thinking will help people identify deepfake videos.

So-called deepfakes use machine learning to modify video footage, usually replacing one person’s face with another, with realistic results.

Source: BBC News

Date: January 31st, 2022

Link to 4 minute 43 second video (usually a 30 second advert before the video starts): https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-60083090

Discussion

  1. Why does it matter that one person’s face in a video is replaced with someone else’s?
  2. What sort of legitimate business could you build around deepfakes?

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