The Future of Fake News in the Digital Matrix

The Future of Fake News in the Digital Matrix By Truthstream Media Fake News is kind of like the new “conspiracy theorist” label that gets thrown toward independent voices who question anything coming from establishment sources and mainstream media. However, as Melissa Dykes shows in this video, those establishment sources have been outright lying and propagandizing for decades. The most recent debacle from ABC News showing a Kentucky gun range as a bombing in Syria is a wonderfully obvious example.  Melissa provides some other obvious recent examples, including the rise…

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Zao’s Deepfake Face-swapping App Shows Uploading Your Photos is Riskier Than Ever

Zao’s Deepfake Face-swapping App Shows Uploading Your Photos is Riskier Than Ever By Alexandros Antoniou, University of Essex The latest photo app craze can make you look like a movie star. Zao uses artificial intelligence to replace the faces of characters in film or TV clips with images of anyone whose photo you upload to the app. The effect is startlingly realistic and shows just how far this sort of “deepfake” technology has come. But it also highlights how great the risks have become of making your photos available online…

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Pentagon Wants To Police Social Media Fake News And Deep Fakes

Pentagon Wants To Police Social Media Fake News And Deep Fakes By Aaron Kesel The U.S. wants to use the military’s Pentagon arm to police fake news online; what can possibly go wrong? According to reports, the Pentagon’s DARPA research agency has announced it will deploy online cyber forces to watch for “large-scale, automated disinformation attacks,” using specialized software to detect deep fakes of photos, videos and audio clips, Bloomberg reported. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants custom software that can unearth fakes hidden among more than 500,000 stories,…

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Will Friends of Epstein Claim “DEEPFAKE” If Video Evidence of Sexual Activity Emerges?

Will Friends of Epstein Claim “DEEPFAKE” If Video Evidence of Sexual Activity Emerges? By Press For Truth I swear your honor that’s not me!!! There was a time when video evidence was the ultimate touchstone benchmark of truth when trying to prove something happened, but those days are long gone as today’s Deepfake tech capabilities are making it nearly impossible to distinguish what’s real from what isn’t. In this video, Dan Dicks of Press For Truth tackles the conundrum that is Deepfakes videos, how they can manipulate politics, manipulate popular…

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Deep Fake Technology Will Soon Be So Advanced That Reality Won’t Be Distinguishable Without A.I.

Deep Fake Technology Will Soon Be So Advanced That Reality Won’t Be Distinguishable Without A.I. By Aaron Kesel Videos utilizing Deep Fake technology, are spreading at a rampant rate online, as social media users are finding themselves questioning whether something is real or edited by the tech. In recent weeks, there was a Facebook scandal where the company knowingly allowed a Deep Fake video of Nancy Pelosi slurring her words to spread on the social network. Following that was a scandal on Instagram where Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg himself was…

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“Full Measure” with Sharyl Attkisson on “Deep Fakes” Technology That Can Swap Faces and Put One Person’s Words in Another Person’s Mouth

“Full Measure” with Sharyl Attkisson on “Deep Fakes” Technology That Can Swap Faces and Put One Person’s Words in Another Person’s Mouth By B.N. Frank Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?    Earlier this year, MIT scientists bragged about how they developed a laser that can remotely transmit audio signals directly into ears. Earlier this week, Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson reported about what is being done to try to catch technology-created “Deep Fakes” before they cause disastrous consequences: Today, a fascinating and somewhat frightening trip down…

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A Cure for Deep Fakes? AI-Driven Imaging System Protects Authenticity

A Cure for Deep Fakes? AI-Driven Imaging System Protects Authenticity AP Editor’s Note: Joe Rogan has been among those who are bringing more popular awareness to the problem of increasingly accurate creations of fake images, videos and voice (see here and here). They can make video of you saying things from a single photograph. I feel like the water just dramatically pulled back from the shore and we’re about to experience a tsunami of fake shit. https://t.co/oIy70xSPrI — Joe Rogan (@joerogan) May 27, 2019 It appears that researchers are turning…

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