Next Meetup

Deepfakes: has the world as we know it changed forever?
Fake news has been in the, ah, news for a while now, but deepfakes—a technology that promises the easy creation of fake video—may be about to take it to a whole new and deeply troubling level. So, how easy is it right now to make a convincing fake news video and what does this mean for the future of news and democracy? 6:00pm Arrive / Socialise / Grab a drink 6:30pm Deepfakes, fake news, etc. - Tim Leslie 7:00pm Drinks / Food / Open Discussion 8:00pm Close / Socialise 🍻 🍕 😃

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114 Grey St · Brisbane

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What we're about

The worlds of hackers and journalists are coming together as reporting goes digital and Internet companies become media empires.

Journalists call themselves "hacks," someone who can churn out words in any situation. Hackers use the digital equivalent of duct tape to whip out code. Hacker-journalists try and bridge the two worlds.

This group is to bring all these people together -- those who are working to help people make sense of their world. It's for hackers exploring technologies to filter and visualize information, and for journalists who use technology to find and tell stories. In the age of information overload, all their work has become even more crucial.

This group aims to help members find inspiration and think in new directions, bringing together potential collaborators for projects and new ventures.

Please also check out our blog at http://hackshackers.com

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