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The Rise Of Deepfakes

Jazzy

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Photographs have been tools of disinformation from their conception — but deepfakes may take it to another extreme.

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Creepy stuff. Your thoughts?
 

Snog

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This still holds true...

Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see. ---Edgar Allan Poe
 

DrLeftover

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The idea of faking a picture to prove a point is BRAND NEW, and has NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE in the HISTORY OF MANKIND.

Right?

Of course right.

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The Tennis Court Oath Painting by Jacques Louis David

The French Revolution.





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Painted in the early 1790s.


But, you see, there's a problem.

The priest, who is seen right down front in the middle of the action..... wasn't there.


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DrLeftover

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Which all sheds an interesting light on the old quote by Ruskin:


"Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts—the book of their deeds, the book of their words, and the book of their art. Not one of these books can be understood unless we read the two others; but of the three, the only quite trustworthy one is the last. "
- John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)


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