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Woman describes how she was tricked by fake profile

BBC News

The number of people defrauded in the UK by online dating scams reached a record high in 2016, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned. University professor Judith Lathlean told reporter Nicola Rees how she was tricked out of about £140,000 by a gang using a fake profile.


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Create a Perfect Application Package while applying for Higher education

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In an earlier post Dr Sridhar Pappu described how to shortlist universities for graduate school admissions, He discussed a step-by-step approach to shortlisting universities based on your GRE scores. This second part discusses how to put together a compelling graduate school application package that will help you get noticed by the admissions committee. You will have to spend a good deal of time on this step. It may appear easy, but it is not. Note that many of the other applicants will have a similar (maybe even better) academic record and test scores than you have.


China's AI-Fueled Propaganda Army -- AI Daily - Artificial Intelligence News

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Identifiable by blurry backgrounds and a never-changing eye-position, these profile pictures are not ones taken of real people, but instead created by a machine learning technology, thus allowing the group creating this AI-fueled campaign to pump out an army of convincingly-human social media accounts. General Adversarial Networks, the specific technology behind these manufactured profile pictures, create fake humans that can fool our own eyes by pitting two machine-learning algorithms against each other. One generates these faces while the other tries to spot if the face is genuine or AI-generated, till the face produced is almost impossible to tell apart from a real one, even by our own algorithms.


Facebook's mobile redesign makes reading easier but it's kind of just really gray

Mashable

Does your Facebook app look more gray? Well, it's not just cause it's a sad day on the internet. Facebook wants people to talk and browse more on mobile--the home for the majority of the company's billions of dollars in revenue. To that end, it's pushing out a News Feed redesign that really just makes it all flatter and more gray, the company announced Tuesday. SEE ALSO: What Facebook's most'meaningful' Groups tell us about Zuckerberg's grand vision The biggest change is in the comments, where each reply is in its own bubble, kind of like Apple's iMessage.