Interviews

Deepfake Face Manipulation of Asian Male

Henry Ajder: “We need to make finding and accessing these tools as difficult as possible”

In 2019, you released a report which found that 96 % of all deepfakes produced depict some kind of image abuse. What has changed since then? Back then, no one really knew what the deepfake landscape looked like. Our report, The State of Deepfakes, was the first research that mapped it comprehensively. One of the most ...

Deepfake Face Manipulation of Asian Male

Mariëtte van Huijstee: “Video footage is perceived as evidence”

Mariëtte van Huijstee is an expert on responsible business conduct. She focuses on technology, innovation companies’ societal responsibility and how ongoing digitalisation is changing the fabric of society. Are deepfakes going to play a decisive role in future fake news? I’m afraid they will. Just the potential of actual deepfakes circulating is already impacting how ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Jörg Dörr about AI in agriculture

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Dörr holds the chair of "Digital Farming" at TU Kaiserslautern. In this position, he is responsible for the research programs of the institute and has been leading the Smart Farming program at the institute since 2020. His work at the TU as well as at Fraunhofer IESE focuses on software and systems ...

Agriculture and artificial intelligence technology in smart farm. Smart farming ai and precision agriculture

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Josse de Baerdemaeker about AI in agriculture

Josse De Baerdemaeker graduated from the KU Leuven, Belgium and has an MSc and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Michigan State University. He is recognised as the founding father of the concept of precision agriculture, and his focus is on improving technology in crop cultivation, harvesting and handling to minimize losses and optimize yield and ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Branislava Lalic about responsible research and innovation in the EU

Interview with Branislava Lalic, associate professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Novi Sad. What does RRI mean to you, and how is it a part of your research environment? From my point of view, RRI is a way of living. In an ideal world, we would not need RRI actions and ...

Contemporary society infography

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Sven Schlarb about responsible research and innovation in the EU

Interview with Sven Schlarb, scientist at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH. How is the Co-Change project contributing to research in your institution? The Co-Change project combines researchers who think about ethical principles with projects that integrate these principles into their work. As such, responsible research, not only the monitoring function, is brought into a ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel about Art and AI

Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel, media artist, designer and Professor for Digital Media at the University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg focused on machine intelligence and creativity, design computation, ICT ethics and virtual- and augmented realities. He has been an artist in residence to the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and his work is exhibited ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Henrik Junklewitz about Art and AI

Interview with Henrik Junklewitz. He received a diploma in physics in 2009 and a Ph.D in physics in 2014, both from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He has been a post-doctoral researcher in statistical inference, machine learning and imaging for astrophysics at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Currently, he is a scientific project officer for machine learning with the ...