Konrad Weber Deep fakes – the new weapon on the web and how you can combat it
Fake news is on everybody’s lips. Photoshopping images is no longer in the realms of science. But what happens when videos can be artificially created just as easily? SRF journalist Konrad Weber explains what this trend is all about and how to take action against it.
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Anyone who wants to buy or sell things on the web should be aware of fakes and how to verify them Simple trust or a general gut feeling are of only limited help. Anyone who does not want to be the victim of counterfeiting or deliberate deception needs to address the subject in greater detail.
Details on the speaker
Konrad Weber is responsible for digital strategy at the Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen broadcaster. He provides author support in innovation processes, trains on the subject of methodical knowledge in design thinking, and advises journalists on how to handle digital opportunities. He previously headed the SRF News Lab and worked as a multimedia editor in the SRF news editing team, focusing on the verification of social media content.