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Are you a bot? The future of misinformation: AI, deep fakes, and synthetic media - Shared screen with speaker view
Laura Prado
46:12
Hi, my name Laura Prado I’m from Professor Thompson’s Phil. Class.
Lucy
46:21
Hello!I’m Lucy SamaniegoClass counseling 100 with Wendy Horton
Robin Kilrain
47:04
Robin, a library public services staff member (for 2 more weeks--then retirement ;~)
iPhone
47:36
Hi! Nicole Autio from Dr. Luengo’s Phil 100
Yesenia Rivera
48:02
Hi Yesenia Rivera from Prof. Thompson class
Maha Gebara-Lamb
48:20
Yes. great to meet so many people from different disciplines. Thank you Lauren and everyone!
Lauren McFall
48:35
Thanks for joining us today, Maha!
Lauren McFall
48:54
And, thank you ALL for being here. I'm looking forward to this :)
Lisa Tisdale
49:02
Hello! Lisa Tisdale, Community Learning Center, Admin Assistant & love this series. Thank you!
Paige B
49:22
Hello, Paige Bain from Prof Thompsons class as well!
Derek Pounders
52:13
Hi, I'm Derek from Prof Thompsons class
Julianne
52:26
Hi im julianne here from prof thompsons class
Belinda Liaga
53:06
Hi! Belinda Liaga from Prof Rick White's class
Jillie
53:06
Hello, I'm Jillie from Prof Thompsons class
Eddy C
53:07
Hello, I’m Eddy coming from Professor Thompsons class!
Sarah Burns
53:36
Ha!
samantha guzman
54:40
Hi, I'm Samantha from Prof Dr. Luengo's PHIL 100 class
Jennifer Paris
56:14
Jennifer Paris, librarian :)
Jane Mushinsky
01:00:37
Ooh, love 'surveillance capitalism'! Great name for a band.
Lauren McFall
01:01:37
Hi Jane, glad to have you back!
Jane Mushinsky
01:02:34
Happy to be here :)
Jim Julius (he/him)
01:03:11
Good background on surveillance capitalism at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surveillance_capitalism
Lauren McFall
01:03:43
cool! I'll continue to add resources over time, so feel free to share resources in the chat :)
Alex Alaoen
01:04:54
Would this be characterized as an attention economy too?
Isabel Luengo
01:05:10
Alex, we’ll talk about that. Great question!
Isabel Luengo
01:05:52
Rick had long division as an example
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:16:59
Yes if not selling our data!
Sarah Reisin
01:18:04
Also, phone games do that!
Sarah Reisin
01:18:29
It is free and they still ask for $2 to upgrade
Jane Mushinsky
01:19:18
It creeps me out every time my phone shows me something based on what I Googled thirty seconds ago.
Sara Cassetti (she/her)
01:19:43
We are constantly performing market research for everyone with our every move online.
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:20:23
They can predict a lot about you, simply from the number of clicks
Lisa Tisdale
01:20:24
^^ yes
Jane Mushinsky
01:20:27
THAT'S SO CREEPY!
Jane Mushinsky
01:20:59
I don't want anyone in my brain stem!
Yesenia Rivera
01:21:01
omg creepy
Lisa Tisdale
01:21:14
Ew.
Alex Alaoen
01:21:15
I saw it, it must be real
Jane Mushinsky
01:30:03
Empty calories for the brain and spirit. Very sad, and yet another reason to stay off social media altogether.
Stephanie (she,her) Miko
01:30:57
Shameless plug
Lauren McFall
01:31:07
haha, they set me up. I couldn't help myself
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:31:27
Same thing with the media! For profit!
Greg Hartley
01:31:46
When it comes to fact-checking sites and individuals, how much can we actually trust them?
Lauren McFall
01:32:20
I think it depends on the site, always... that's part of the evaluation process
Lauren McFall
01:32:37
I tend to trust certain fact-checking sites. Based on what I know about how they work
Jane Mushinsky
01:35:30
This is so much more complicated than I realized--like roots underground.
Jane Mushinsky
01:35:58
Pervasive: that's the word I wanted.
Jane Mushinsky
01:37:28
How do we keep predatory characters from using tech to gut unsuspecting/ignorant/naïve people? That's the question that haunts me.
Dulce (she/her)
01:38:28
we were taught not to believe everything we see, now more that ever we should remember that what we see in the surface may not be what it seems
Jane Mushinsky
01:39:18
Congratulations!
Jane Mushinsky
01:40:22
Yes: I saw a demo of an app that made fake people out of basically nothing--no photo, nada--and it was literally impossible for me to tell which was a real person.
Isabel Luengo
01:41:01
Right, Jane. That’s the deep fake
Lauren McFall
01:41:24
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/11/21/science/artificial-intelligence-fake-people-faces.html
Greg Hartley
01:41:47
At what point do we say "enough is enough" when it comes to our phones tracking and getting our Personal information. And by that I mean our faces to unlock our phone or our fingerprints. Whats next? It plucks our finger to verify us?
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:42:50
I refuse to use the facial recognition on the iPhone!
Lauren McFall
01:43:56
I think you have to give up on a Smart Phone if you want to get away from all of this
Veronica Sanchez
01:44:19
Ok thank you ! This was very informational I just got hacked on my Uber just two days ago!
iPhone
01:46:03
lost service for minute and disconnected. sorry about that!
Lauren McFall
01:46:07
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5LW03vw_x8
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:46:44
ultiple perspectives!
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:46:50
Multiple
Dulce (she/her)
01:49:00
yes! @Isabel
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:52:35
Can you talk more about block chain?
Jane Mushinsky
01:53:35
I used to think this kind of paranoia was...well, paranoia. Now it seems like the people who were paranoid about privacy twenty years ago were in fact correct.
Lauren McFall
01:54:18
I know. What's so hard is that even though I know privacy is a huge issue, it doesn't stop me from making a lot of poor decisions in term of privacy
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:57:04
Thank you
Zurubi Palacios
01:57:30
Its a hustle lol
Jane Mushinsky
01:58:24
YES. It seems like there's so much we have to keep an eye on now.
Maha Gebara-Lamb
01:59:05
Is it possible to put in the wrong information into the block chain in the first place?
Maha Gebara-Lamb
02:00:34
to missinform
Rick White (he/his/him)
02:00:45
yes but blockchain is often based on consensus so 51% of the network as to approve
Rick White (he/his/him)
02:01:02
difficult to misinform
Maha Gebara-Lamb
02:01:13
cool
Alex Alaoen
02:02:45
Also economics: public choice and voting
Jane Mushinsky
02:02:49
Like Prof White was saying: crazy gets airtime.
Jane Mushinsky
02:03:12
Sensible and realistic are boring.
Rick White (he/his/him)
02:05:52
So true Jane
Dulce (she/her)
02:07:45
and we agree to everything and give app permissions without reading
Lauren McFall
02:08:15
every darn time @Dulce :)
Jane Mushinsky
02:08:44
It's great that you all are offering these discussions, so we can get at least a glimpse of what we're getting sucked into. I really appreciate your taking the time to present this info for us.
Lauren McFall
02:09:15
Thank you, Jane, for adding to our discussion. I always love hearing your perspective
Maha Gebara-Lamb
02:09:40
I have to leave. Thank you all for a great discussion. I hope to listen to the rest of the discussion on the recording.
Sarah Reisin
02:09:58
thank you!
Joe Salamon (he/him/his)
02:11:47
Hey, I’ve dropped Facebook! I’ve been fine :)
Lauren McFall
02:12:03
bye Mark
Lauren McFall
02:12:06
haha
Joe Salamon (he/him/his)
02:12:47
For those of you transferring to a 4-year: most 4-years offer VPNs for their students as part of enrollment fees!
Lauren McFall
02:13:36
https://library.miracosta.edu/misinformation
Zurubi Palacios
02:13:53
Does Mcc have updated courses that include blockchain
Joe Salamon (he/him/his)
02:14:00
If you’re interested in the basics of machine learning and AI, we offer enough of the math and CS at MiraCosta to understand it well!
Joe Salamon (he/him/his)
02:15:16
@Zurubi I believe some of our CS courses touch upon blockchain as case studies or examples in labwork!
Dulce (she/her)
02:15:33
Thank you so much Lauren, Rick and Isabel. It was very informative
Sarah Reisin
02:15:34
thank you!