Drew Harwell, The Washington Post Published 7:32 am PST, Sunday, December 30, 2018 Supercharged by powerful and widely available artificial-intelligence software developed by Google, these lifelike "deepfake" videos have quickly multiplied across the internet, blurring the line between truth and lie. less Supercharged by powerful and widely available artificial-intelligence software developed by Google, these lifelike "deepfake" videos have quickly multiplied across the internet, blurring the line between truth ... more Photo: Oliver Nicolaas Ponder / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Photo: Oliver Nicolaas Ponder / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm Image 1 of / 28 Caption Close Image 1 of 28 Supercharged by powerful and widely available artificial-intelligence software developed by Google, … [Read more...] about Fake-porn videos are being weaponized to harass and humiliate women: ‘Everybody is a potential target’
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Chris Berdik, The Washington Post Published 6:51 am PST, Monday, December 24, 2018 PORTLAND, Maine - On a recent fall morning in the library of King Middle School here, four seventh-grade girls interviewed an immigrant from Peru named Luis Millones who is a Spanish professor at Colby College. One girl asked Millones what he missed about the country he left nearly three decades ago. "I miss the sound of the language, because it kind of fades away," he said. "I miss the sunset over the ocean. I miss the smell of earth in the highlands right after it rains. I miss also some tastes, like Peruvian chili and fruits like the lucuma, which I can never find anywhere else." The girls took turns asking Millones other questions. Why did he come to America? What were his first impressions? Did he ever feel mistreated as an immigrant? They split up other tasks, too, such as taking notes, recording video, requesting photographs and emailing follow-up questions. In the weeks ahead, the … [Read more...] about What if personalized learning was less about me and more about us?
Major drug ring busted, seizing nearly 40kg of drugs Nguyen Nhat Truong (R) and Pham Duy Minh arrested Ho Chi Minh City Police’s investigation agency announced on November 20 that the agency had begun legal proceedings against and put in temporary detention two men for illegal drug smuggling. Specifically, on November 7, the agency, in collaboration with the municipal Police’s Da Phuoc traffic police squad and Binh Chanh district’s police, arrested Nguyen Nhat Truong, born in 1986 and residing in Go Vap district, seizing nearly 1kg of crystal meth. On the same day, a working group burst into the house of Pham Duy Minh, born in 1979, in Binh Chanh district, seizing 980.6gr of Ketamin. Searching the two men’s houses, the police detected nearly 40kg of drugs of all kinds, seizing two motorbikes, three automobiles, 440 million VND (18,700 USD), and equipment for drug use. Further investigation on the case is underway. Japanese cherry trees planted in Da … [Read more...] about Social News 22/11
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