Podcast / Tech Won’t Save Us / Apr 4, 2024

Deepfake Abuse is a Crisis

On this episode of American Prestige, Kat Tenbarge on the problematic proliferation and consequences of AI-generated, nonconsensual sexual images.

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Biden's Carte Blanche for Israel, Slovakia PM Shot, Myanmar's Rohingya Conscription | American Prestige
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On this episode of American Prestige, Danny and Derek are back at “it” (the news). This week: in Gaza, a Rafah invasion update and Biden’s “red line” (0:29), more questions about Israel’s postwar plans (6:16), an update on the humanitarian situation and the American “aid pier” (11:10), and the Biden administration’s refusal to punish Israeli rights violations (15:05); Egypt-Israel tensions are escalating as Gaza continues to deteriorate (19:56); in Myanmar, a report on the forced conscription of the nation’s embattled Rohingya minority (22:49); in Sudan, the RSF has surrounded the city of El-Fasher, trapping about 2.5 million displaced civilians (25:36); the US withdrawal from Niger grinds on as the former sends a negotiating team to iron out the details (28:08); Vladimir Putin replaces defense minister Sergei Shoigu (30:34); in Ukraine, a new Russian offensive (33:34) and a visit from Antony Blinken (35:57); prime minister Robert Fico of Slovakia was shot five times in an attempted assassination (36:54); the State Department removes Cuba from a counterterrorism list only to keep it on a terrorism supporter list (38:23); a New Cold War update featuring Biden’s new tariffs on Chinese imports (40:29) and Putin visits Xi Jinping (42:23).

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A comparison of an original and deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

(Elyse Samuels / The Washington Post via Getty Images)

On this episode of American Prestige, we’re joined by NBC News tech and culture writer Kat Tenbarge to discuss the proliferation of AI-generated, nonconsensual sexual images, their impact on the victims, and the potential fallout for tech companies who helped make it all possible.

Please note: there is some discussion of self-harm and suicide in this episode.

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How BYD is Upending the EV Market with Paolo Gerbaudo | Tech Won't Save Us
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On this episode of Tech Won't Save Us, Paris Marx is joined by Paolo Gerbaudo to discuss how Chinese electric car maker BYD operates, its growing international success against Tesla, and whether it will be able to move into the North American market.

Paolo Gerbaudo is the author of The Digital Party and The Great Recoil. He’s a senior research fellow at the Department of Political History, Theories and Geography of Complutense University in Madrid.

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