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Attack of the Clones

Written by James Zjalic

Attack of the Clones

Once upon a time the old adage of “Believe half of what you see, and none of what you hear” would have been relatively sound advice. That is, before Artificial Intelligence

was embraced by the world of multimedia and changed the world as we know it. Most people are familiar with

“Photoshopping”, a term which has come to define the manipulation of images, coined by the name of the popular photo editing software, Adobe Photoshop. Although the practice of manipulating multimedia was around long before the digital revolution (Stalin, Mussolini and Hitler would have people removed from photos who had fallen out of favor), it has never been as accessible or far-reaching as the present day. Forensic Scientists have managed to stay a step ahead of the manipulators through the research and development of various techniques, but the battle between good and evil is now turning into a proxy war, being fought by Artificial Intelligence on our behalf. 

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