In the electronic environment of today, the sophistication of a user cannot be anticipated to be at any particular advanced level. As a matter of fact, users range from first graders, to individuals with advanced knowledge, to elders with little or no technical background. As a result, a much greater burden is placed on software developers to ensure the product they release … [Read more...] about Protect your user!
Deepfakes are images or videos generated using deep learning technology to change the original conditions of a piece of media. Potential uses of this technology range from satirical content, depicting public figures in comical scenarios; to generating audio to mimic a specific voice; to inserting the face of an unknowing individual into potentially embarrassing content, for … [Read more...] about It looks like me, but it isn’t me: On the societal implications of deepfakes
Today, the world of information systems and business processes is experiencing a shift in its status quo. Systems designed and operated in a centralized manner are now getting decentralized, either completely or partly, thanks to blockchain technology—specifically, distributed ledger technology (DLT), which is enabling this paradigm shift. For more about this article … [Read more...] about Blockchain perspectives, mining, and types: An introductory tutorial
The year 2020 was globally marked by the pandemic caused by COVID-19, or coronavirus. The situation that changed the world also affected our IEEE Student Branch (SB). Our university had closed due to the lockdown, and we had no place to conduct our activities. The whole situation was discouraging our members. In our second year of activity, we had to think of new strategies and … [Read more...] about Transforming our biggest challenge into our biggest success
Deep learning (DL) has revolutionized the field of artificial intelligence (AI). At its essence, DL consists of building, training, and deploying large, multilayered neural networks. DL techniques have been successfully used in computer vision (CV), natural language processing (NLP), network security, and several other fields. As DL applications become more ubiquitous, another … [Read more...] about Deep learning for edge devices