The Science of Detecting Fake Internet Videos

The Science of Detecting Fake Internet Videos

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1005 , Segment 2

Episode: Marijuana Views, Deep Fakes, Robot Delivery, Hiccups

  • Feb 12, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 16:30 mins

Guest: Hany Farid, Professor of Computer Science, Dartmouth College If there’s a video of something, that’s proof it really happened right? I mean people can fake an email or a social media post or even Photoshop a picture. But a video of President Trump saying something on the lawn of the White House –you can’t fake that. Well actually, you can, with the right software. And you don’t even need to be a computer whiz. Digital forgeries can now be so realistic that even a trained eye can be duped. Imagine the trouble that could cause –is causing, in some cases.

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