Political Bots

Project on Algorithms, Computational Propaganda, and Digital Politics

As Artificial Intelligence Evolves, So Does Its Criminal Potential

Imagine receiving a phone call from your aging mother seeking your help because she has forgotten her banking password.

Except it’s not your mother. The voice on the other end of the phone call just sounds deceptively like her.

It is actually a computer-synthesized voice, a tour-de-force of artificial intelligence technology that has been crafted to make it possible for someone to masquerade via the telephone.

Read more in The New York Times.

artificial intelligenceBence Kollanyicomputational propagandaPhil HowardThe New York Times

Phil Howard • October 25, 2016


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