Being Tom Cruise Is Easy

Deepfake technology may be destroying society one celebrity at a time

Michael Figueroa (He/Him)
The Shadow
Published in
3 min readMar 4, 2021

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Deepfake technology, machine learning software that anyone can use to create false images and videos of people and events, has evolved so much since its rudimentary introduction in 2017 that most humans (and computers) can now be easily tricked into believing its true. It will rapidly emerge as the most…

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Michael Figueroa (He/Him)
The Shadow

Latinx tech & biz exec making solutions more accessible for mission-driven orgs. Fmr President, Advanced Cyber Security Center. linkedin.com/in/michaelfigueroa