Algorithms and school surveillance

Following the rise in mass shootings, schools, hospitals and other public places are installing tech to monitor people. Part of this effort includes using algorithm-equipped microphones to capture audio, with the goal of detecting stress or anger before bad things happen. The problem? They aren’t reliable and their mere existence is a massive invasion of privacy.

So-called deepfakes are all over the internet. And it seems like new manipulated videos of public figures arise every week. The Washington Post complied a quick tutorial so you can avoid being duped.

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