Moments of untruth: Using technology to expose digital deception

My latest feature for Berkeley Engineer involves subjects well outside my usual wheelhouse: technology, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. It's always good to learn new things, especially when they have significant real-world implications.

The story begins thusly:

Humans have been manipulating photos for as long as we’ve had cameras. Political and social forces have been using images to manipulate us for nearly as long.
But in recent years, something has changed. Now, virtually anyone can manipulate a photo well enough to go undetected, thanks to sophisticated, affordable and user-friendly editing tools. And, increasingly, they can do the same with video. With the broad reach of the internet and social media, this modified and misleading content can spread more quickly and have far greater impact than it did in the past.

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