Can You Spot a Deepfake? Does It Matter?

If you want to imagine the future, don’t imagine an onslaught of fake video. Imagine an onslaught of people telling you a video is fake.

New York Magazine
Jun 28, 2019 · 5 min read
Using a clip from a recent appearance on Conan, a YouTuber “deepfaked” Arnold Schwarzenegger’s head onto comedian Bill Hader’s body. Photo: YouTube

By Max Read

A shadow looms over the 2020 election: Deepfakes! The newish video-editing technology (or really, host of technologies) used to…