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what is human khan learnt from the great. cause of learning. not forgotten to w.'s november focus. this week on global three thousand we head to a paradise island which is also a popular destination for cruise ships how does that work. in kenya the outlook is bleak for many young people but now some comic book heroes are coming to the rescue. and new technologies are making us question one of our most
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important senses can we still trust our lives. we all have pictures in our heads and they can be extremely powerful we process images sixty thousand times more quickly than we do written words they arouse our emotions they can move us make us laugh feel happy or sad. but images can also be deceptive and they can be manipulated now even moving images can be altered making it possible to create extremely authentic looking fake news videos. have decided to resign from the of the president decided to resign from the bears of the press. is the next generation off a commute on the left trunk space but his facial expression and words are actually being generated by an actor. animation software developers like haile are busy
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perfecting the technology behind such high resolution facial mapping. customized. fourteen thousand to create these hyper realistic images. you can see cookies screwed up face that we just photograph and you can see here it's all rendered in three d. and what's really effective about this device is that it even shows the pores we can zoom in here and see all the lines on his face. so i can. team of developers aren't interested in creating fake. they're focused on creating new communication tools. possible for anyone to create three dimensional avatars for use in various applications for instance in the film industry.
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could generate a new video with my features mapped onto someone else's and of course i could also morph my face on today is so i would actually look like them and have human under the specialized software creates a template which captures facial expressions in three d. this mosque in the me manipulation is needed it's even possible to use regular photo however there's no way to control how people. look. at hasn't been abused much to create fake news but i have no doubt that that will happen there's already a lot of software that people are uploading to the internet which people can use to map the face of one person on to someone else's. so the possibility already exists to generate videos of people doing things that haven't happened in reality. the. scientists in germany are also. scrutinizing the faces
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a group of researchers from the commonwealth institute for integration circuits are teaching computers to read human emotions what technology advances open up possibilities they also give rise to unintended developments. of course of first and foremost you have to ask how these technologies are going to be applied. you have to set clear boundaries and establish press what is permissible ethically and legally. so yes we give a lot of consideration to the ethical legal and social impact of our research. picked from. hoover got us and his team are working with program similar to those in california they hope to develop intelligent systems which can detect for example when nursing home residents who can't speak are in pain but other researchers demonstrate how this technology can be used for less benign purposes. by lift
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thinking and super imposing their own facial expressions in real time they're able to turn famous politicians into their puppets with additional voice mimicking software you could make it seem as if not a mere fouth you know it donald trump were declaring world war three since people tend to trust videos that could lead to horrific consequences if we conducted them at will it will be hard to tell what's real and what's not. but it's important for us to research the subjects in particular here in germany and europe so we can better understand how these technologies work. this will allow us to predict what might be possible in the future. if we don't it'll be left in the hands of major corporations like google and facebook. the potential dangers are already being acted upon developers are devising software to detect whether videos are fake or not. if
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videos go viral in the internet you have to be very careful the most important thing is that people understand what's possible now. for better or worse experts say that these technologies will be a part of everyday life over the next decade in the near future we won't be able to say that seeing is believing. this difficult to be president manipulated video spread like wildfire on social media networks authenticity is the currency of our time so trust us and follow us on. society. many children under eighteen lose one or more parents due to war disease or natural disasters according to unicef in two thousand and fifteen there were almost one hundred forty million orphans worldwide
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. countless iraqi children witnessed horrific events during the bitter fighting and siege of the city of mosul many have been left physically and emotionally traumatized they've lost their parents and are now completely dependent on aid. mornings or the highlight of sakina mahomet's day the children greet her with huge hugs they're playful and happy now but they share a sad past these children were orphaned during the islamic state militant groups reign of terror iraqi special forces recovered them from the rubble in mosul. this orphanage is now their home here they're safe and can express their hopes. and then i want to work at a company. school principal this is the i want to study at university.
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i s wouldn't allow it to cation for girls i don't have in the us but it's ok to mohamed wants to give these children a chance to flourish but the head of the orphanage says money and resources are a constant issue key to the an issue i'm so sad that i can't really help them. i go to the government again and again and ask them for books and help has probably been that i beg them to make improvements and decisions. but nothing happens this leaves children like adam in the lurch the toddler was conceived when his father and i as militant raped his mother a u.c.d. women from the kurdish religious minority were systematically subjected to kidnapping and sexual assault under i.i.s. autumn's mother has since returned to her husband and their three children leaving him here you know what was he his mother is eighty her religion forbids had to raise the children of muslims. yet. that's why she gave his son to the
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old financial model in japan and saved his life in. the militants tore apart families in mosul shiite muslim children like ramiro and ali were taken from their parents and given to supporters after the city was freed their uncle found them here at the orphanage now he wants to raise them. but years of brainwashing have left their mark. and that's what. they were taught when our u.s. believes. now only hates iraqi police and soldiers. he sings songs its ideology has shaped his thoughts. the idea of. islamic state didn't just leave behind destruction in mosul they sowed hatred in people's hearts. pious snipers even used children as bait when
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iraqi soldiers came to rescue the children they were ambushed. was used this way he was dragged out of a firefight by a dog as iraqi special forces closed in the baby survived but lost his arm he's just eight months old and no one knows what's happened to his parents and he doesn't know what has me most children can hold milk bottles at eight months but he can't because he's missing an arm and he's often ill and needs a lot of care you haven't got a huge amount of the key right here there are many such sad stories here at the orphanage but at least now the children can laugh sing and dream of a better future. many children and young adults around the world share that hope of
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a better future in sub-saharan africa more than sixty percent of the population is under twenty five many of them long to have fulfilling work yet more often than not that dream remains a dream. kenya has particularly high levels of youth unemployment around twenty percent says the world bank many young people move from rural areas to the cities where they end up living in slums. kibera is the largest slum in kenya's capital nairobi the several years locals have learnt important life lessons from an unlikely source a free comic book it addresses issues relevant to people's everyday lives like widespread joblessness and unplanned pregnant scenes especially among younger women . is a woman's. sexual reproduction with his mistress exposed to production and so on and this will be. the talk.
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of the draw for it since most of the time. huge ads means heroes in chiang slang a mixture of swahili in english spoken by millions of young kenyans the creators say they want to entertain and inform their goal is to educate by providing tips and positive role models i would be a splash on a platform who care nothing about her late twenty's i wonder. if they did they got to tell it that you would bring it why not to me. placing a big emphasis on community involvement the issue just team asks their readers to suggest topics for their stories the characters in the comic books also. i have a strong presence on social media. i think age i'm thinking every
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young people in kenya it's pretty efficient for them to be official media they want to be informed they want to understand what the trends are they want to be a part of a group and that's where she just comes in to create that. partnership with their plans and just look where we've happening from where they made it if this is simply the company that. readers can also contact the editorial team via text messages this is an especially popular form of communication in kenya for those who don't have internet access there's also the option of listening to a daily radio show that's broadcast as a more than twenty states. it's all of the man behind she jazz and the multimedia well told story platform is rabbanit a bridge has lived in kenya for more than twenty years the idea for the project came in response to the violence that erupted in two thousand and seven following the country's contested presidential election he saw
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a younger generation that felt manipulated by politicians and overlooked by the mainstream media burnette wanted to help young people improve their prospects it was a very serious study on a big scale done by a leading academic institution in the us it was a very robust study and it said that young women aged nineteen or less who follow she chose. or so three times less likely to be married at the age of nineteen young women who do not function as we did was much more sort of mechanical problems so the outcome of us dealing with mechanical problems which in this case was how do you make some money how do you make a plan for the future how do you stay healthy the result was young people young women not getting married early. and it turns out that not being married at nineteen probably means you're in school or it means you've got a business it means you're making money it means your life is progressing if you
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don't have a child there's a bunch of good things that come with not being married. they now reach well over six million people this includes a growing audience in neighboring tanzania to the longer term goal is to increase their online presence across the african continent. what else can the internet do to create energy and possibilities for millions of followers so we have some ideas we're developing fast to say can we take the promise of the show as a fact and deliver it bigger faster better quicker cheaper on the internet that's that's that's what we're working on more and more people are getting online in kibera too but for the moment the old fashioned comic book continues to inspire people to share their stories and embrace new ideas. and
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today in global ideas we visit a small island off the coast of mexico. every year cruise ships take millions of passengers to cozumel. but what does that mean for liverpool and wildlife. our reporter chris general man trap will to cozumel to find out more about how people that are protecting their island paradise. but i mean this island is my home and i'm grateful that i get to meet so many people here tourists ships cruise people from around the world. well it's a great place to work as a biology professor he has. so many nature so many species and they have to be protected.
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by discard the save beauty area and the amazing wore off as being a i decided to believe that's my young. men but yes for me cause i'm male is a thousand years of history and a world heritage when you get. kozel male lies on mexico's east coast the caribbean island is a favorite tourist destination five million visitors come here every year the harbor is large enough to handle seven cruise ships at any given time when it ships passengers disembark it's like an invasion. posing yetto is in charge
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of harbor security he's been on the island for twenty years and witnessed how the harbor has been expanded to accommodate the giant cruise liners. the more not tourism is essential for the whole island it's a source of income for everyone working and here. we depend on the tourists mark important to go get an up or down if that you know. but the tourist hordes rarely head into the rain forest canopy covering the island's interior half of which is a protected nature reserve. for. biologist christopher gonzalez wants to see the integrity of the rain forest maintained but these concerns the island. is that a crossroads. i think. they were used to be
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several years ago. but by now all of the through these that there were. everything. there we'll go from what we have to do now is. that the reality. they're protected areas hard part of the. he'd like to see more visitors enjoying the natural wonders here for instance on trekking tours as long as they follow strict guidelines however most tourists usually want to see the islands main attraction it's unique coral reefs but just how long they'll remain intact is a concern. because the med is home to the world's second largest coral reef more than five hundred species of fish live here some threatened by extinction it's a fragile paradise and a valuable treasure. according to a study by the german corporation for international cooperation the deterioration
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of cozumel coral reefs could cost the island around seventy million euros in income annually. if we lose water quality it will stay clear of the water and we look specious twelve percent of the person that gets the mail won't come back so we are working hardly in order to make the people more conscious about that and when when when i see people talking about tourist but also the guy that goes with the tories they are like our ambassador what they. show what is correct the tories will do. diving instructors right mando ramires is well aware of the relationship the conservation authorities know he's sticking to the rumors because he has to renew his tour card license every two years. well she. is one of the most popular places in cozumel because she is so water to recall use
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beautiful only one. metre the is full of starfish and usually that people are right to this place take the starfish out of the water take their sails and put it back maybe the other starfish is going to be there the next day that is the lack of education you cannot coach anything. this ignorance is upsetting to her i moaned that's why he only takes small groups down at a time and gives them strict instructions if you don't control your buoyancy while diving and you get close to battery if you're going to hit the reef maybe with your hands but maybe it would get back i mean if you hit the formation or at this point your something with your tank is going to be a big damage. they'll break off and die.
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most tourists from the ships spend only half a day on the island it's not much time to experience the culture. was a center of mayan religious culture the mayor herself is of mayan discerned which she wishes the tourists would take more interest in the islands culture and history . two to cause amounts of unique geographical location and that we'll never be able to avoid all these cruise ships is a moment though they could. but we shouldn't be afraid to set down rules for the tourists up or let us than that. sit talk and i mean if you're going to destroy the environment then you come to console where they don't patronize our restaurants and shops then you can't come and if you don't enrich our society then you're not welcome here. that most probably again the noise has been the needle. in the evenings when the harbor empties becomes tranquil but only for
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a few hours the next cruise ships will soon be dark in here again. we love tasting food from around the world today's global snack comes from northern greece. it's a view that's been enjoyed by many including alexander the grace to saloniki the second largest city in greece was founded in the year three hundred fifteen pct was named after alexander sr to this day it remains a cultural melting poss. the city's most famous landmark is the white tower. just around the corner it's a commentary landmark names presumed. they
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had before. the. open this so. here the focus is on key roles. to feel yeah. they're. all great. heroes literally means to turn. here there are many varieties to choose from. customers can choose between mustard her garlic sauce as well as for different kinds of bread. the roast is traditionally made from pork. it's typically seasoned with the reagan no time salt pepper and garlic served with tomatoes onions and fried potatoes.
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the stuff served between two hundred and four hundred portions of the day. the restaurant attracts tourists some locals alike it's also frequented by students from across the country. i've been a few when i came to the cellar making this is their. other food and it was delicious so i came again with my friends. and how did she like her best. ever traditional way with potatoes tomato and. i don't think you are still a long faced the. great you know. alexander the great surely would have approved. and that's all
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