Through deepfakes , the internet is spreading a new phantom threat: that through mimicking people's faces and sounds, we'll never know what's true again. Reality is being hacked. The end of reality What are "deepfakes"? In less than six years, the development of artificial intelligence made it possible for almost anyone to create fake images Last Database indistinguishable from reality. From the porn business to a coup in Gabon, Last Database the internet is disseminating a new phantom threat: that we may never know what is true again. In the latest legislative elections in New Delhi, candidate Manoj Last Database Tiwari surprised his constituents with a video speaking in Hindi.
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