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Technology

Can We Believe Anything We See?

Seth Everett November 16, 2021


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This week on Techstream:

The lawyers in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial brought up a fascinating perspective on the admissible video. We’re steering away from the political elements of this, but the lawyers’ assertions around the computational photography used on the devices that captured the footage created enough doubt in the mind of the jury that what they’re seeing isn’t real. When you add in deepfakes, it’s important to realize that we’re living in a whole new world, one that will last far past the trial. When it comes to footage captured on an iPhone, can Apple guarantee the authenticity of the image? Is that even the issue? We talk about whether seeing is believing.

Plus, Seth has a befuddling Twitch issue that leads to an important lesson and a wonderful teaching moment about the fallibility of algorithms

 

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Seth Everett

Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.

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