Section Six - Additional materials
Videos, exercises, books, games, papers and so on (updated regularly)
Last update: 09-august-2021
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Here is a PowerPoint that you can use for a live session: Crash Course Eight Presentation.pptx (do the course first)
Additional materials for section one - meet the bad actors
Hackers, fakers, phishers and so on are humans for now. However,this essay from the Belfer Center suggest AI will become hackers too. Not like the Matrix, but scary nevertheless.
Additional materials for section two - hackers
A video explaining DDoS - attacks (3 minutes)
A video with the greatest hacks in history
A list with all kinds of books (16) on hackers.
This is just something we like. In Japan guest can be checked in by humanoid or dinosaur robots that use facial recognition. These robots were hacked and could spy on you. The idea of a dinosaur robot watching you in your hotelroom is tragic, scary, but somehow also very funny.
Additional materials for section three - identity thieves
A book by Jim Stickley: The Truth about Identity Theft.
An article on LifeLock with 15 facts you have to know about Identity Theft.
In 1995 (yes, more than 25 years ago) there was already a movie on identity theft called The Net. Trailer below:
Additional materials for section four - abusers
For now we offer you some links:
- A link to an article on mic.com on 11 popular songs the CIA used to torture prisoners of war;
- A link to a report on how abusers use technology;
- A link to a report on how to assess for technology abuse.
- A link on New Scientist to Google Maps being abused by people listing fake companies;
Additional materials for section five - fakers
First some links:
- A conspiracy theorie chart by Abbie Richards;
- A report of MIT that proves how fast fake news spreads;
- An 11 minute read on MindTools with also some examples and exercises on how to spot fake news;
- Nice article with a lot of references on fighting misinformation and disinformation on campus;
- The Website MyHeritage, that allows you to make old photographs move;
A video that explains Deepfakes (8 minutes):
A video that explains GANs (14 minutes):
Video on recognising Fake News (there are a lot of these videos to be found online - 3 minutes):
Three great videos with examples of deep fakes. First an art project (http://www.deepreckonings.com/) in which famous people say that they are sorry. Example of Mark Zuckerberg below (4 minutes):
Or this one from Shamook (3 minutes):
And this is Fred Sassy with his Sassy Justice. A deepfake video of the makers of South Park (14 minutes):
Additional materials for the extra section on reality
Is reality real? The simulation argument by Kurzgesagt (8 minutes):
George Smoot does a TEDx Talk in which he convinces the audience that they are a simulation (19 minutes):
Donald Hoffman, asks if we experience reality as it really is (20 minutes):
- Philosopher Nick Bostrom wrote this paper on the simulation argument (PDF, 14 pages).
- Article in The Guardian on obese reality.
- The full move HyperNormalisation by Adam Curtis (2 hours 45 minutes), can be found here.
- Link to the cooling bracelet;
- The link to the article of the virtual work out clone (Washington Post).