'Deepfake challenge' aims to find tools to fight manipulation

[ad_1] Deepfake videos can make it appear that people are doing or saying fictional things in an effort to spread misinformation Technology firms and academics have joined together to launch a “deepfake challenge” to improve tools to detect videos and other media manipulated by artificial intelligence. The initiative announced Thursday includes $10 million from Facebook […]

An algorithm to teach robots pre-grasping manipulation strategies

[ad_1] Credit: Berscheid, Meissner & Kröger. When human beings reach out to grasp a given object, they often need to push clutter out of the way in order to isolate it and ensure that there is enough room to pick it up. Even though humans are not always fully aware that they are doing it, […]