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Hany Farid
Hao Li, a deepfake pioneer and an associate professor at the University of Southern California, is impressed by the Chinese app Zao, which allows you to place yourself in popular television shows and movies with just a single photograph. 
Hany Farid
Preventing online extremism has become a priority for European policy-makers in the wake of the harrowing attack in Christchurch, which was live-streamed on Facebook. Technology like the Counter Extremism Project's eGlyph, a tool developed by UC Berkeley professor Hany Farid, should be used to screen out extremist content on social media platforms.
Hany Farid
Listen: Hany Farid explains how deepfakes work and how they could be weaponized on the podcast Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly