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Explainable AI and the Companies Leading the Way | VENTURE RADAR

Verification can depend on knowing the factors that went into a decision. It’s critical in many fields, including medical research and journalism. But…

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Which Face Is Real? | Bergstrom & West

Practice your fake-spotting skills in this DIY drill. It’s from a university course named ‘Calling Bullshit’ at University of Washington. Each face-off pairs…

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How do we build trust between humans and AI? | WEF

True trust is two way, says the WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, suggesting a social contract with AI is required in order to build trust…

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AI tool that can spot text written by a machine could spell the end of fake news, false reviews and phoney social media accounts | DAILY MAIL

THE DAILY MAIL SAYS computer generated text has ‘tells’ that make it stand out from human writing. Researchers at Harvard and MIT have…

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‘A perfect storm’: The Wall Street Journal has 21 people detecting ‘deepfakes’ | DIGIDAY UK

Deep fakes could become more sophisticated in the 2020 U.S. election and that has the Wall Street Journal on a proactive footing, reports…

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Introducing The Fact Checker’s guide to manipulated video | WASHINGTON POST

The Washington Post says manipulated media comes in three forms: Missing context Deceptive editing Malicious transformation The Post provides a special page with…

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Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ | THE WASHINGTON POST

The ability to create synthetic videos outweighs detection methods by ‘100 to 1’, according to a digital forensics professor at UC Berkeley quoted…

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Leading the way into the age of artificial intelligence | FINLAND 2019

THE GOVERNMENT OF FINLAND wants AI to be ‘human-centric’ and ‘trust-generating.’ The aspiration comes in a sweeping government paper on national readiness. AI…

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You can train an AI to fake UN speeches in just 13 hours | MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

With $7.80 in computer time and 13 hours of human effort, two UN researcher coaxed an AI system to write convincing United Nations…

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If we are using AI in journalism we need better guidelines on reporting uncertainty | ONLINE JOURNALISM BLOG

The ONLINE JOURNALISM BLOG points out differences between reporting data as facts and data as probabilities, often found when results are from machine…