It's easy to edit video of public figures to make them appear asleep, confused, drunk or cognitively impaired when they are not. The technique is being used to undermine Joe Biden's campaign.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: artificial-intelligence deep-learning fake-news donald-trump video disinformation joe-biden democracy elections trump-2020
An app that young people use to share videos of themselves dancing might seem like a silly diversion, but it's become a powerhouse social media platform.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: social-media china twitter facebook video india young-people mobile-apps apps youtube instagram youth tiktok snapchat us-china-relations
The COVID-19 death toll in the US is now over 130,000. What do 130,000 fatalities look like? A biostatistician provides some perspective.
July 10, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus death statistics flu video deaths biostatistics
Adding a protective filter to videos or photos people upload online could prevent them being turned into "deepfakes" that alter their meaning.
Tags: machine-learning social-media internet video algorithms featured science-and-technology images
"Here we have a case where there is information contained in subjects' brain activity that allows us to forecast the behavior of other, unrelated, people."
Tags: attention brains video science-and-technology decisions
Harvard’s educational mission is bringing the universe’s strangest creation to the world, as short videos about black holes have been seen by millions.
Tags: science-technology physics black-hole alvin-powell science-education alex-rosenthal black-hole-initiative center-for-astrophysics-harvard-smithsonian fabio-pacucci teded video
A new computational imaging method could change how we view hidden information in scenes.
Tags: video research video-games school-of-engineering computer-science-and-technology algorithms computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail computer-vision disaster-response film-and-television electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs
A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.
Tags: machine-learning video mobile-devices science-and-technology violence sounds guns weapons
With the launch of Disney+, how will the battle between streaming services change? An expert digs into the competition and how it affects viewers.
Tags: business internet video consumers society-and-culture
A system called XModal-ID can use video of a person walking and determine whether that same person is behind a wall using WiFi and their unique movement.
Tags: video wifi surveillance featured science-and-technology imaging-technology
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