He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.


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“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?” https://t.co/aFUOLRUZTu Do people in education understand that this is more important that Geometry or the Louisiana Purchase? Hello? pic.twitter.com/jDEAwt6ZmU

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“In the next two, three, four years we’re going to have to plan for hobbyist propagandists who can make a fortune by creating highly realistic, photo realistic simulations,” Justin Hendrix, the executive director of NYC Media Lab, told BuzzFeed News. “And should those attempts work, and people come to suspect that there's no underlying reality to media artifacts of any kind, then we're in a really difficult place. It'll only take a couple of big hoaxes to really convince the public that nothing’s real.”
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In mid-2016 , Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. A few…
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In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. via Pocket
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In case you're wondering, it's an Infocalypse. h/t
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About the Information Apocalypse. via
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In mid-2016 , Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. A few…
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Technologist who predicted “fake news”, Aviv Ovadya, and other experts warn new AI-powered tools to manipulate perception could erode people's trust in reality
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Technologist Aviv Ovadya "cautions that fast-developing tools powered by artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality tech could be hijacked and used by bad actors to imitate humans and wage an information war." (Source: Buzzfeed News)
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That can lead to something Ovadya calls “reality apathy”: Beset by a torrent of constant misinformation, people simply start to give up.
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In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm.
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In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm.
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“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.
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