Digital vs. Real

How digital is changing reality

Social media posts, personal search histories, CCTV footage... digital data is no longer just a reflection of reality. The vast accumulation of data is now impacting reality itself, sometimes with fatal consequences. A fake accusation can quickly end in mob murder. Your image can be stolen and used in fake porn. Fake news even affects state-level elections. And personal data left behind in search or shopping histories can now be compiled to create your "digital twin." A comprehensive look at the manipulative digital world around us.

Episode 1: Infodemic: The Onslaught of Fake News [44'30"]
Episode 2: Digital Twin: The End of Privacy? [45'15"]