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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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Edvard Moser: ‘Neuroscience is evolving at an accelerated speed’

On 12 October, the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA), in collaboration with the International Brain Initiative (IBI) and the Kavli Foundation, organised a workshop at the European Parliament entitled "The International Brain Initiative – Shaping the future of globally coordinated neuroscience”. Keynote speaker was Prof Edvard Moser, founding director of the ...

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Jan G. Bjaalie on international brain research: ‘We are now in a critical phase’

“Catalysing and advancing neuroscience research through international collaboration and knowledge sharing. Uniting diverse ambitions to expand scientific possibility. And disseminating discoveries for the benefit of humanity.” With this intention, brain researchers all over the world joined forces and formed the International Brain Initiative in December 2017. One of its leading experts is Jan G. Bjaalie, ...

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Joachim Allgaier: “There are advantages and disadvantages to communicating with an online video format”

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Joachim Allgaier about the spread of misinformation on YouTube. Joachim Allgaier is Professor for Communication and Digital Society at the Department of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciences of Fulda University of Applied Sciences in Germany. His research interests concern communication and cooperation in the digital society, including how information and ...

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Simon Clark: “Scientists need to clarify the audience that they’re trying to reach and identify the sub-genre of YouTube video that they want to use.”

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Simon Clark about using YouTube as a platform to communicate science. Simon Clark is a video maker and science communicator with a PhD in theoretical atmospheric physics. He has created YouTube content since 2010 and is currently working on communicating science through an educational and science-related series on this platform. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...