Spotting Deep-fakes, Media-manipulations, and AI-Generated B.S.
I don’t wanna!
I think I liked it better when telling lies was not so common, and when live and let live was a guiding perspective.
Apparently most of us are ill-prepared to evaluate what we read, hear, or view.
I know in most of my early formal education, primary and secondary school, I was surrounded by slackers, kids without great aptitude, and those who just did not have motivation or support to try to do well. Forward fifty years and there is no reason to think that many people in my first sampling of people were statistically different than most other groups of people. I remain convinced that most of these people walked an underachieving life and can’t tell discern whether what they see or read is biased or not.
Now it has gotten even more difficult.
My husband asked Chat GPT-4 to write his bio. Everything looked great until it said he had won a prestigious award which has not won.
Hooking suckers. I still haven’t decided whether DePeche Mode really covered a Gordon Lightfoot tune or not. The thing I saw on Twitter could be a deep fake.
Fooling old people and the intellectually challenged is not that difficult as details in tech change at an exponential rate. Totally new classes of tech arrive every few months. It is enough to make me want to find a cave and meditate for a year or so.
Even my cat tries to get in screen time!