A new $5M competition to help the Pentagon detect deepfakes

A new $5M competition to help the Pentagon detect deepfakes By: Nathan Strout     In this Monday, July 1, 2019, photo Hany Farid, a digital forensics expert at the University of California at Berkeley, gestures as he views video clips in his office in Berkeley, Calif. Congress established a $5 million prize competition in the annual national […]

After 75 years, Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics need updating

When science fiction author Isaac Asimov devised his Three Laws of Robotics he was thinking about androids. He envisioned a world where these human-like robots would act like servants and would need a set of programming rules to prevent them from causing harm. But in the 75 years since the publication of the first story […]