Canadians should watch out for dumbfakes and deepfakes

[ad_1] Dumbfakes and deepfakes are edited or altered videos. In just the past few years, the capability to produce and share these videos has increased exponentially due, in part, to artificial intelligence. These fake videos are already present in Canadian politics and are even more likely to be created and disseminated during Canada’s ongoing election […]

Examining a video's changes over time helps flag deepfakes

[ad_1] It used to be that only Hollywood production companies with deep pockets and teams of skilled artists and technicians could make deepfake videos, realistic fabrications appearing to show people doing and saying things they never actually did or said. Not anymore—software freely available online lets anyone with a computer and some time on their […]