Fake it ‘til you make it

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Friday

11:30 am

1:00 pm

A Part of Theme:

Media & Creativity

Keywords:

Creating Realities, AI, Fake News, Fiction

What can the Internet and AI teach us about our understanding of reality? Virtual influencers such as Lil Miquela, deep fakes and fake news have been hot topics in the past months, making us question what is real and what is not. But why does it matter? Is tweaking the truth more damaging than creating fake images? How much fake is too much fake, and why is faking considered to be any different than fiction?

Speakers

Sami Niemelä

Artist, Creative Director and Co-founder of the Design firm Nordkapp

Lina Maria Mannheimer

Award Winning Moviemaker About Modern Mating

Elizabeth Jochum

Author and Researcher Within the Fields of Culture and Human-Robot Interaction

Speakers to be Announced