When artificial intelligence systems try to behave like humans and make mistakes, they show their limits – but also their startling advances.
It's easier than ever to create a fake image and spread it far and wide online. But there are steps that you can take to protect yourself from fishy photos.
More democratic forms of politics, journalism and fact-checking will be needed when we can no longer trust any video footage.
Protecting democracy requires more than just technical solutions. It includes education, critical thinking and members of society working together to agree on problems and find solutions.
Will we soon no longer be able to discern which videos are real and which are fake?
The new technology behind machine learning-enhanced fake videos has a crucial flaw: Computer-generated faces don't blink as often as real people do.
People can now use artificial intelligence to swap the faces of actors in pornographic videos with those of people they know, raising fears about a new form of revenge porn.