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Instant Genius Podcast: Deepfakes, with Sam Gregory

Published: 25th July, 2022 at 10:20
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Technologist Sam Gregory joins us on our podcasts, Instant Genius and Instant Genius Extra.

Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. In this week's episode, we talk to Sam Gregory.


He's a technologist, and program director at

He explains what deepfakes are and why they have seen a sudden rise.

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And if that's not enough, you can hear even more from Sam on Instant Genius Extra.

On this subscription-only show, available on Apple Podcasts, we take a deeper dive into the topics covered on Instant Genius. In this episode, Sam explains the best ways to prevent deepfakes and the future of this technology.

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Alex is a staff writer at BBC Science Focus. He has worked in technology and science journalism since graduating in 2018 with an interest in consumer tech, robotics, AI and future technology.


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