Faceswapping, Unethical Videos, and Future Shock

Published on February 9, 2018

Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! I was going to tell a science fiction story about faceswapping, and mass blackmail. Then the news broke about unethical faceswapping videos, and software designed and marketed for creating them: and I realised the future had arrived faster than I thought.

(This was originally a talk given at An Evening of Unnecessary Detail earlier this week, but I managed to mangle the audio recording settings, so I rerecorded it in a muddy park! It’s not the same without the audience, but hopefully it’s close enough.)


With thanks to Matt Parker: https://youtube.com/standupmaths

(No, I’m not giving you a link to the app, you can find it yourself if you really want to.)

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