Topic 1: AI – Take One: Fighting Covid on mass transit

In Barcelona’s subway system, AI is helping regulate airflows to fight the spread of Covid. Of course, that has implications for other diseases and other mass transit. We discuss what this means for you.

Links:

https://thenextweb.com/shift/2020/07/07/how-barcelona-is-using-ai-on-its-subway-trains-to-curb-spread-of-covid-19-syndication/

https://www.erinbromage.com/post/flying-in-the-age-of-covid-19?postId=5ebbf881fa49b100172cdf76

Topic 2: AI – Take Two: Creating Fake Journalists to Write Fake Editorials

This is the kind of weirdness most of us weren’t expecting from Artificial Intelligence. Now, on top of fake picture, fake profiles, and even fake videos, we now have entirely made-up background stories and profiles, with all the details.

This affects many things, including, potentially, your client’s reputation management. And, of course, the possibilities for phishing and related attacks is almost unbelievable.

Links:

https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/7/21315861/ai-generated-headshots-profile-pictures-fake-journalists-daily-beast-investigation

https://thispersondoesnotexist.com/

Topic 3: Life after the Pandemic . . . Social Media Responsibility

Once again, we look into the self regulation of social media. In the new again . . . Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, and more.

 

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