On this week’s podcast, media expert Tom Cheredar helps us examine the cutting edge of deepfaked video and speech… and its potential benefits and dangers.
What We’re Playing With
Andy: The Simpsons: The Miseducation of Lisa Simpson
Tosin: live edge slab table
The Drill Down Video of the Week
- Video Deepfake: Robert Downey Jr and Tom Holland in Back to the Future
- Audio Deepfake: Various celebrities reading “Navy Seal copypasta”
Audible Book of the Week
Music Break: Lies by Thompson Twins
Hot Topic: Deepfakes
- Twitter Just Released Its Plan To Deal With Deep Fakes
- We’ve Just Seen the First Use of Deepfakes in an Indian Election Campaign
- Deepfakes, videos manipulated by face-swapping technology, are showing up on the wildly popular 60-second video app TikTok
- Deepfakes and deep media: A new security battleground
The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.