Political Deepfakes: social media trend or genuine threat?
there is a growing concern about those forms of synthetic media which could be used in a political context, to harm democratic processes or otherwise disrupt government policy.
Predictions for 2021: Will we see new laws on social media and AI?
I was asked by the Society of Computers and Law (SCL) to give my predictions, as a media and technology lawyer, on what 2021 has in store for us! Here are my thoughts on social media regulations and artificial intelligence laws. You can read the
Deepfakes and the Law: an excerpt from my Society of Computers & Law Webinar
On Tuesday, 8 September 2020, I was delighted to give a webinar for the Society of Computers & Law entitled Me and my Deepfake: a closer look at image rights and our digital selves. SCL is a fantastic educational charity so, if you like what
The Tech Behind Deepfakes
I am by no means a computer programmer, let alone an expert in artificial intelligence. But I have done a lot of research on AI and machine learning in the context of deepfakes. In this post, I summarise some of the key concepts underpinning how
Using AI in Film Studio Decision-Making
An "auteur" is a film director who influences their films so much that they rank as an author, and the auteur theory of filmmaking is one that frames the director as the primary creative force in a motion picture. Are we moving into an era