How to detect a deepfake video

A new form of misinformation is poised to spread through online communities as the 2018 midterm election campaigns heat up. Called “deepfakes” after the pseudonymous online account that popularized the technique – which may have chosen its name because the process uses a technical method called “deep learning” – these fake videos…

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Technology is bringing stability to the oil industry

The oil industry has witnessed extreme crude price volatility in recent years. The dominant causes besides political factors include price speculation, the strengthening of USA markets due to their shale revolution, and the increasing interest to leverage greener energy sources at a global scale. The trend is likely to continue…

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Artificial intelligence offers opportunities

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are the most exciting developments in business today, they offer many ways to personalise at scale and draw actionable insights from huge pools of customer data. However, the threats posed to jobs by the advent of AI and ML are a serious concern.…

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