2021

(How) Can we dig ourselves out of a deepfake hole?

Guest: Andrew J. Grotto The term “Deepfake” was first coined by a Reddit user who  created a forum of the same name in  2017.  The forum was dedicated to the creation and use of deep learning software for digitally swapping

Can advances in technology help liberate us from the grip of disinformation?

The events of the last few years have underlined that we are awash in disinformation, AND that a large swath of society believes that disinformation to be reality.  But disinformation doesn’t just include easily refutable assertions, it also includes sophisticated

A disinformation playbook

Like it or not – we are at war: one of information and disinformation and the stakes cannot be higher.  How can we  better understand and mitigate, or at least anticipate what is next in a disinformation campaign? For example,

AI — Not your average governance challenge

Guest: Carl Gahnberg The field of AI ethics is relatively new, mostly because we are just starting to grasp the implications of advances in AI and therefore decisions that may need to be made by the machines then, or by

On the Nature of Intelligence and AI

Guest: Joanna Bryson Artificial intelligence and machine learning and data are inextricably linked.  Yet common misconceptions persist. What is intelligence and is machine intelligence same or better than human intelligence? What are implicit biases and can we eliminate them from