A new AI tool from Adobe can detect Photoshopped faces

We presume it can tell by the pixels.

Art pranksters upload Mark Zuckerberg deepfake to Instagram to test Facebook's non-removal policy

We knew it was a matter of time before someone tested Facebook's claim they won't remove so-called 'deepfakes,' aka convincingly real faked videos like that recently viral clip of Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, edited to appear 'drunk'. Read the rest

Microsoft takes down MS Celeb facial recognition database, 10 million+ pics of ~100,000 faces, maybe yours, scraped under Creative Commons

Military research and Chinese firms had access to the data Microsoft scraped under Creative Commons licenses.

Survey: 50% of Americans believe 'made-up news' is a very big problem for the country today. 46% say the same about climate change.

More Americans view made-up news as a 'very big problem' for the country, over terrorism, illegal immigration, racism, and sexism.

Trump may detain migrant children at Georgia's Fort Benning military base in a new concentration camp

The administration of President Donald Trump is today reported to be considering a plan to detain separated migrant children at Fort Benning, a military base in the state of Georgia. Read the rest

[Trailer] Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

Watch this new trailer for that upcoming Martin Scorsese Netflix feature on Bob Dylan. Read the rest

Trump approved Saudi Arabia nuclear technology permits twice after Khashoggi murder

The approvals show "President Trump's eagerness to give the Saudis anything they want," said Sen.Tim Kaine (D-VA)

Former CDC director Tom Frieden pleads guilty to sex abuse case but gets no jail time

Friedman led CDC for 8 years under Obama, was charged with sex abuse, forcible touching, and harassment.

Developers sue Apple over App Store practices

The lawsuit seeks 'fairer profit, for developers’ digital products.'

FLINT: Investigators seize technology devices of former GOP governor Rick Snyder and 65 others

Authorities investigating Flint water crisis seize mobile devices from former Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other officials.

That weird NYT Biden-Ukraine story's co-author is now the new Ukrainian President’s spokeswoman

The writer who co-reported a weird New York Times piece about former Vice President Joe Biden and the government of Ukraine has, surprise!, just been appointed spokesperson to Ukraine’s new president.

Wait, what? Read the rest

'Mueller' the Golden retriever is now mayor of this Southern California town

Not THAT Mueller, the furry one. He has two Deputy Dawgs helping out.

Trump's pick to head DHS immigration, Ken Cuccinelli, praised anti-Muslim extremist Brigitte Gabriel

Ken Cuccinelli is probably going to be confirmed soon as Donald Trump's new head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He once praised and amplified a racist rant attacking Muslims by Brigitte Tudor, aka Brigitte Gabriel, a prominent anti-Muslim organizer based in the United States. Read the rest

William Barr, Nihilist: 'Everyone dies'

If Donald Trump's bag man Bill Barr weren't such a malevolent son of a bitch, this wild quote of his from a CBS News interview would sound something like wisdom. Read the rest

North Korea envoy Kim Hyok Chol and 4 others executed over failed Trump-Kim summit

(PHOTO: Kim Hyok Chol, left, and Kim Yong Chol at Beijing airport on Jan. 17, 2019, KYODO NEWS)

Donald Trump appears to believe it is fun to yuk around with North Korea, but North Korea does not yuk around. Read the rest

Racist groups banned by Facebook change account names, get right back on, research shows

Researchers report that a number of white supremacist/white nationalist/violent racist crackpot groups like the 'Proud Boys' and 'Soldiers of Odin' (gag) are doing just fine and being very active on Facebook -- all they had to do is ever so slightly modify their names. Read the rest

Robert Mueller speaks: 'There were multiple systematic efforts to interfere in our election'

"We chose those words carefully and the report speaks for itself."

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