Hot Topics in Computing: Creating, Weaponizing, and Detecting Deep Fakes

Date: December 2, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
Presented by MIT SCC & CSAIL
Hany Farid, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss the implications of fake news ranging from a misinformed public to an existential threat to democracy, and horrific violence, and how rapid advances in machine learning are making it easier than ever to create sophisticated and compelling fake images, videos, and audio recordings.