Skill Level Intermediate
(gentle music) - Good evening. - [Ashley] Imagine not being able to trust what you hear or see when you watch a video online. - But the men who went to the moon to explore in peace, will stay on the moon to rest in peace. - [Ashley] Never-before-seen footage reveals the truth behind a huge internet controversy, except the video is doctored. Nothing about it is genuine. An actor's riveting performance moves you to tears, but he was never in that film. - Oh, no, no, no, no. - [Ashley] A politician delivers a disastrous speech the eve before an election, but she never said those words. I'm talking about deepfakes, which are manipulated media, video, audio, or both where someone's likeness is replaced with someone else's likeness. Where people can be made to appear as if they've said or done something that never actually happened in reality. In this course, we'll talk about how different artificial intelligence models can make both audio and video deepfakes. We'll discuss the many benefits and dangers that this new technology brings to the world of culture, entertainment and political discourse, and what you can do to stay aware. - No, I was just doing a job to make some extra money. - We're only just beginning to understand the potential of this new form of manipulated media. But one thing is certain. The technology is here and growing fast. I'm Ashley Kennedy, and I'm excited to take you on a journey through the strange and powerful new world of deepfake.