On the future of fake (and authentic) news

Jordan Peele and BuzzFeed, teamed up to make the above PSA to take a peek on what the future of fake news may look like. Peele used Adobe After Effects and the AI face-swapping tool FakeApp.

Which reminds me an old piece of mine, “Not just what you know, but who you are too”, about how hard it is to separate privacy from identity.

Note to self: Since 2016 that I wrote the above mentioned piece, I got to dive deeper into blockchain technology. It seems that DLT may be a great tool to prove and verify authenticity and identity. I’ll probably write a new post on this…

 

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