My Wikipedia Experience

Choosing a Topic and Article When I started brainstorming, I initially began trying to come up with topics that I have extensive knowledge about, such as my hometown. As I was doing this, I found myself struggling to find an article that I was interested in. Eventually, I decided that it would be much easier… Continue reading My Wikipedia Experience

The Benefits of Deep Fakes

When it is not being used to impersonate world leaders during wartime, such as these videos of Ukrainian President Volodoymyr Zelenskyy and Russian President Vladimir Putin, or to create videos and photos of celebrities in compromising situations, deep fake technology can be beneficial to society.  The definition of beneficial, according to Merriam-Webster, is the act… Continue reading The Benefits of Deep Fakes

The Problem with Deep Fakes

Deep fakes, as explained in this article from The Guardian, use an artificial intelligence tool called deep learning to create content that depicts fake events. By now, you have probably seen deep fakes on the internet, even if you did not know that they were fake. The video below, for example, went viral a few… Continue reading The Problem with Deep Fakes

Digital Footprint

One of the most important aspects of digital literacy that is too rarely talked about is the concept of a digital footprint. Whether you are creating original content or sharing content from other users, you are leaving a digital footprint. As explained in this article from Allstate Identity Protection, a digital footprint “is a record… Continue reading Digital Footprint