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Thumbnail 'A demonstrative deepfake video of Obama made by Buzzfeed in 2018. Source: Buzzfeedvideo/YouTube'

Deepfakes & Misinformation: How dangerous are deepfakes?

Ever since the first circulation of deepfake videos, many publications have been made that mainly portrayed deepfakes as a harmful type of technological product that could threaten society and harm individuals. However, are deepfakes truly...

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Deepfakes & Misinformation: How dangerous are deepfakes?

Thumbnail 'A demonstrative deepfake video of Obama made by Buzzfeed in 2018. Source: Buzzfeedvideo/YouTube'

Ever since the first circulation of deepfake videos, many publications have been made that mainly portrayed deepfakes as a harmful type of technological product that could threaten society and harm individuals. However, are deepfakes truly...

Deepfake of Tom Cruise

Deepfakes & Film

Deepfake technologies are become increasingly accessible and easier to use over time. In what ways can deepfakes be used for entertainment content? What opportunities could deepfake provide for the movie industry? And what legal or moral is...

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Deepfakes & Film

Deepfake of Tom Cruise

Deepfake technologies are become increasingly accessible and easier to use over time. In what ways can deepfakes be used for entertainment content? What opportunities could deepfake provide for the movie industry? And what legal or moral is...

A scene of Black Mirror's episode Be Right Back portraying the the android version of Ash (left) and Martha (right)/Photograph: Netflix.

Deepfakes & Mental Health: Using Artificial Intelligence for Good

In what ways can synthetic media support your mental wellness? How can deepfakes be used in therapy? And what ethical risks should be taken into account when using these new technologies for mental health reasons? This is the second blog of...

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Deepfakes & Mental Health: Using Artificial Intelligence for Good

A scene of Black Mirror's episode Be Right Back portraying the the android version of Ash (left) and Martha (right)/Photograph: Netflix.

In what ways can synthetic media support your mental wellness? How can deepfakes be used in therapy? And what ethical risks should be taken into account when using these new technologies for mental health reasons? This is the second blog of...

Shot from David France, director of Welcome to Chechnya, discussing the rotoscope technique.

Deepfakes: Identity Threat or Identity Protection?

Master student Rebecca Haselhoff is currently doing a research internship at Beeld en Geluid, focusing on deepfake technologies by reflecting on the different ways in which deepfakes can be used and what impacts they can have on society. Th...

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Deepfakes: Identity Threat or Identity Protection?

Shot from David France, director of Welcome to Chechnya, discussing the rotoscope technique.

Master student Rebecca Haselhoff is currently doing a research internship at Beeld en Geluid, focusing on deepfake technologies by reflecting on the different ways in which deepfakes can be used and what impacts they can have on society. Th...

Photo: The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

Bringing AI into the Audiovisual Archive

This blog post attempts to clarify some of the key considerations that audiovisual archives are encountering when embarking on AI projects. It explores aspects related to the institutional context, including how different types of archives...

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Bringing AI into the Audiovisual Archive

Photo: The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

This blog post attempts to clarify some of the key considerations that audiovisual archives are encountering when embarking on AI projects. It explores aspects related to the institutional context, including how different types of archives...

Visualisation of keypoint detection on a still from the Desmet collection

AI in Audiovisual Archives: What Kinds of Analysis Are Possible?

AI tools are entering the world of audiovisual archives in great variety, serving different needs and reflecting different approaches. This blog post looks primarily at the AI tools being used for metadata creation. It includes a basic ove...

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AI in Audiovisual Archives: What Kinds of Analysis Are Possible?

Visualisation of keypoint detection on a still from the Desmet collection

AI tools are entering the world of audiovisual archives in great variety, serving different needs and reflecting different approaches. This blog post looks primarily at the AI tools being used for metadata creation. It includes a basic ove...

Photo:  The Grateful Dead in the BBC Archive

The Potential for AI in Audiovisual Archives

Artificial Intelligence has enormous potential to expand the reach of audiovisual archives. This blog post offers examples of how AI is being used for search and discovery, creative re-use, education, audience engagement, and Collections as...

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The Potential for AI in Audiovisual Archives

Photo:  The Grateful Dead in the BBC Archive

Artificial Intelligence has enormous potential to expand the reach of audiovisual archives. This blog post offers examples of how AI is being used for search and discovery, creative re-use, education, audience engagement, and Collections as...

Digital collections stored in an LTO tape robot at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

AI and Audiovisual Archives: introduction to a blog series

Audiovisual archives around the world are working with Artificial Intelligence in a variety of innovative ways that are changing the role of the archive. This four-part blog series describes new AI tools and systems that can analyze and des...

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AI and Audiovisual Archives: introduction to a blog series

Digital collections stored in an LTO tape robot at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

Audiovisual archives around the world are working with Artificial Intelligence in a variety of innovative ways that are changing the role of the archive. This four-part blog series describes new AI tools and systems that can analyze and des...

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AI-based tooling for the humanities: making life easier?

Over the last decades, the digital turn has had a significant impact on every academic field, and no less so on the humanities and social sciences. Now, with the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers can gain new perspe...

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AI-based tooling for the humanities: making life easier?

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Over the last decades, the digital turn has had a significant impact on every academic field, and no less so on the humanities and social sciences. Now, with the rapid advance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers can gain new perspe...