How to produce a deepfake
If your authoritarian governement controls all the media and floods the infromational space with fake news 24/7, you might be interested to learn how to make your own political message visible. Take the face of the person who took your political rights to reclaim them.
1. Deepfake is a method of video production that allows you fake footage of targeted personages by means of deep learning algorithms. In such videos, a person’s voice and behavior are simulated in recordings that do not correspond to real footage.
2. You need to set up a political and ethical framework, and note practical considerations:
What are the political implications?
Are you perpetuating power dynamics that inflict harm on oppressed groups?(Fake porn is one of multiple examples of how one should not use deepfake technology).
Punch up! For this manual, I will use the example of making a politician give an unrealistic speech.