Counterfeit Reality


Not a new problem, but the technology to create counterfeit images has certainly increased over the years. This is an interesting article on detecting doctored images (aqui)

“Hany Farid, a computer scientist at Dartmouth College, is bringing mathematics to the rescue. He has created mathematical tools to determine whether a digital photograph was altered after being taken. His methods work so well that the Associated Press now asks him to scrutinize any photo that seems fishy.”

It’s true I submitted this picture of me in the 3rd grade and they used the software to determine it was “fishy”

3rd grade picture

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