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The best FPV drone videos of all time

There’s flying a drone and then there’s flying a drone. While the former invariably involves gentle climbs and careful descents, the latter can include breathtaking speeds, sudden turns, and, if you’re still learning the ropes, lots of crashes. These faster, more sophisticated flights are often performed by FPV (first person view) drones. For those not […]

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Apple has strange, entrancing ASMR videos on its YouTube channel that have nothing to do with Apple

Apple/YouTubeApple/YouTube Apple posted four “ASMR” videos to its YouTube channel without any explanation. ASMR audio and videos are hyper-focused on gentle, quiet, sometimes repetitive motions or audio that’s designed to mesmerize, entrance, and relax.  Perhaps Apple wants everyone to chill out, or it’s advertising that its iPhones can produce great ASMR videos. You can check […]

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Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday strongly rebuked Facebook, saying the company’s refusal to take down altered videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to misinformation and enabled Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “We have said all along, poor Facebook, they were unwittingly exploited by the Russians,” Ms. Pelosi said […]

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Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media

Drew Harwell National technology reporter covering artificial intelligence May 23 at 10:32 PM Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political disinformation that clouds public understanding can now grow at the speed of the […]