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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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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Artificial Intelligence and human rights

The Australian human rights commission has embarked on a project looking at the social risks and benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) — a technology whose implications experts say are also beginning to emerge in the developing world. Launched with a report published on 24 July, the project is looking at the…

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