Recently, we wrote about deepfakes following the popularity of the TikToks of “Tom Cruise’’ performing random tasks. The use of deepfakes, a particular field in artificial intelligence known as deep learning, in these videos has been entertaining for all of us, especially during the pandemic. But, it has brought up larger questions about the prevalence and impact of these technologies in the future. What if instead of Tom Cruise randomly eating a lollipop, it was the President of the United States commenting on sensitive international relations with the potential to spark a years-long conflict? …

Irene Kim

Staff Contributor, Persolv AI

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