Risk-taking Deepfakes: TED Circles (Free)
Updated: Jul 23, 2021
This insights report is a recap of the TED Circles: Risk-taking Deepfakes workshop held on Sat May 15, 2021 10–11:30 am ET. transform this hosted TED Circles are a free, online, safe and inclusive place to connect with innovators from all over the globe. This workshop included representation from at least 5 countries including Canada, USA, Norway, Italy, and China. Our special guest in attendance was the cybersecurity expert Roozbeh Taheri-Nia.
Deepfakes are all around us and increasingly becoming better at impersonating 'real humans' in the digital world. Let's meet and discuss:
What is the motivation and value behind Deepfakes?
Can Deepfakes cause real harm?
Can we balance the risk vs. benefits from Deepfakes?
Workshop Host: Gunjan Syal – Chief Strategy Advisor, GoEmerald
Contributor: Lulu Zhang – Innovation Analyst, GoEmerald
For inspiration, here are a TED Talk and a HBR article that represent the topic:
With the rapid advancements in deepfakes technology around the world, we are wondering whether these technologies increase prosperity, or may pose a disastrous threat to society at large.