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This Week in Tech: What on Earth is a Quantum Computer?Source: New York Times
Daniel Lidar (and his daughter Nina) provide a unique explainer on quantum computing.
Examining a Video’s Changes Over Time Helps Flag DeepfakesSource: The Conversation
Wael Abd-Almageed and his team are developing ways to tell the difference between realistic-looking fakes and genuine videos that show actual events as they happened.
USC ISI Scientists are Fighting Back Against DeepfakesSource: FastCompany
Researchers at USC ISI have just announced the creation of new software that uses artificial intelligence to quickly detect deepfake video with 96% accuracy.
Mayank Kejriwal Honored by Mensa for AI System Combating Human TraffickingSource: Mensa Foundation
Kejriwal wins the Mensa Foundation’s 2019 Intellectual Benefits to Society Award and the Copper Black Award for Creative Achievement.
Is That Your Fingerprint or a Fake? This AI Can TellSource: PCMag
Wael Abd-Almageed was interviewed on new artificial intelligence techniques that can be applied to computer vision, biometrics and multimedia problems.
Pedro Szekely Keynote at DARPA AI ColloquiumSource: Video
ISI Research Director Pedro Szekely gave a keynote on natural language processing at the recent DARPA AI colloquium.
The new weapon in the fight against crimeSource: BBC
Research by Pedro Szekely and colleagues to develop an algorithm that searches the internet for indicators of human trafficking was mentioned.
Don’t Let Your Business Fall For Social Media Influencer FraudSource: Forbes
Research by Emilio Ferrara on the proportion of Twitter accounts exhibiting bot behavior was mentioned.
Delivery operations at papers back on track after malware attackSource: LA Times
Clifford Neuman was quoted about a recent ransomware attack on newspaper delivery operations.