About this DMC Informal Meet-Up - Part 1
What: Informal drop-in sessions on understanding what facial recognition & deepfakes are, its dangers & its potential for creative empowerment.
This is a Facial Recognition & Deepfakes R&D and team building meet up , connecting and planning for starting collaborative R&D projects together. Bring questions or something to talk about, show or demo (optional).
When: Wednesday 8th January - 5pm - 7:30pm
Where: The Playground, Centre for Social Enterprise, 1 Wilson Road, London, SE5 8LU
Who: Primarily this drop-in is for UAL staff, students & alumni although we are also interested in welcoming industry professionals who can offer support to the group.
Skills/requirements: No specialist knowledge required, just a willingness to research, self-directed learning, try stuff out, work with others and share with others at regular meet-ups.
Aim: To build an informal network of UAL staff, students & alumni to collectively explore Facial Recognition & Deepfakes
Goal: Work on UAL related projects, collaborate with partners (Child Rights International Network) and to showcase work in progress R&D at Tate Modern March 3-8 #Uni2Unicorns event.
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