Major tech companies like Google, Meta, and OpenAI are labeling AI-generated images as “AI-generated” to distinguish them from authentic photos. These labels support the C2PA standard which is gaining industry support, emphasizing transparency for consumers and protection against deceptive imagery. An upcoming panel will discuss the effectiveness and future of these labeling practices, although the system isn’t foolproof due to the potential to manipulate image metadata. The industry is also exploring AI detection tools as another method to identify AI-generated content.
Deepfake technology struggles with the uncanny valley not just in visuals but in narrative believability. Effective deepfakes are subtle, avoiding suspicion by mimicking mundane reality. The major challenge for deepfakes, as illustrated by elections and AI-generated images, lies in crafting convincing stories, not just in visual realism. Education helps people discern truth, highlighting the need for vigilance in the face of potential misuse of digital manipulation.
Generative AI has revolutionized content creation, allowing businesses to produce high-quality, personalized content at scale. However, with this technology comes a significant challenge – the trust issue. One of the main concerns with generative AI is that it may produce false or misleading content, which can harm the credibility of
Just this past week, the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs approved amendments to EU’s Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Among which is included the infamous Article 13 which ” creates an obligation on information society service providers storing and giving access to large amounts of works and other subject-matter uploaded
Guest post by: Thierry Secretan, photographer, journalist, filmmaker. Only 3% of the photographs published on the web still have their metadata — The remaining 97% are stripped of all metadata. Why? How? By whom? What are the solutions? In a time where we are confronting a surge of fake news, these questions
Since photography is the simple process of permanently capturing light waves, it is considered a perfect tool to capture reality. It is, at its core, no different than our eyes. Even with its known limitations ( like less periphery, less color bandwidth or less dynamic range), it has and continues to
The world of photojournalism has changed but photojournalists do not seem to have noticed. Either schooled by tired teachers repeating the same outdated mantra to wide-eyed students or self-taught by blindly following obsolete rules, they are hitting a wall of incomprehension and misunderstanding. The result is an unhealthy combination of painful frustration and very
The photo app developers I spoke with are overwhelmingly excited about a range of WWDC announcements, even though one of these dumbfounded several developers. We’ll get into that one later; let’s start with the four most exciting announcements. ARKit: making mixed reality easier to create and more realistic to view Apple’s