“Deepfakes are where truth goes to die”

Monday, 1 July 2019 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm

Deep learning artificial intelligence techniques (the “deep” in deepfakes) is leading to the creation of increasingly credible digital simulations -- doctored videos so realistic that they’re almost impossible to tell from the real thing. Professor Mark Andrejevic from the School of Media, Film, and Journalism at Monash University talks about the proliferation of this technology and what he describes as the "degraded version of civic life" upon which it can thrive.

Monday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
This show casts a critical eye on the myriad ways in which we communicate with each other in our increasingly interconnected, multi-media platform world. Each week we mix down the who, the what, the where, and the how of particular communication events, messages, trends and technologies, and then consider: what impacts and what consequences?


John Langer, Reema Rattan, Liam Armstrong