UK health minister sets out tech-first vision for future care provision

The UK’s still fairly new in post minister for health, Matt Hancock, quickly made technology one of his stated priorities. And today he’s put more meat on the bones of his thinking, setting out a vision for transforming, root and branch, how the country’s National Health Service operates to accommodate…

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What you need to know ahead of the EU copyright vote

European Union lawmakers are facing a major vote on digital copyright reform proposals on Wednesday — a process that has set the Internet’s hair fully on fire. Here’s a run down of the issues and what’s at stake… Article 13 The most controversial component of the proposals concerns user-generated content…

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Scientists Have Come Up With A Way To Tell Whether A Video Is Fake

The technology used to create DeepFake videos – AI-generated face swaps to make fake content – is getting better and more realistic. To combat this cycle of “fake news”, researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY) developed an AI method to tell the difference between real people saying real…

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“Deep Fake” Videos Created By AI Just Got Even More Terrifying

Fake videos created by AI-assisted algorithms are already causing a stir. So-called “DeepFakes” have put other people’s words into the mouths of politicians and even superimposed celebrity faces onto the bodies of porn actresses. Now, researchers have developed a new approach that can make the videos even more convincing, which makes…

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