Nina Schick is an author, advisor and speaker, specialising in how technology is transforming geopolitics and society. Nina is an expert deepfakes and synthetic media, cybersecurity and the geopolitics of technology.
She has advised global leaders including Joe Biden, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former Secretary General of NATO. She has been published in the MIT Tech Review, The Times, UnHerd and TIME. Her debut book, ‘Deepfakes,’ was released in 2020.
Nina speaks seven languages and calls London, Berlin and Kathmandu home.
Infocalypse by deepfakes
In a world of deepfakes, it will soon be impossible to tell what is real and what isn’t. As advances in AI, video creation and online trolling continue, deepfakes pose a real threat to democracy and individual and societal manipulation. This crisis of misinformation which we now face has since been dubbed the “Infocalypse.” Nina Schick reveals shocking examples of deepfakery and explains the dangerous political consequences of the Infocalypse, both in terms of national security and what it means for public trust in politics. She also unveils what this means for us individuals and how unprepared governements and tech companies are for what’s coming.