We Can Learn to See Through ‘Deepfake’ Video Hoaxes

The latest in hoaxing technology is powerful, but it’s not unbeatable

Illustration: Scott Gelber

When I was 21 years old, I experienced what might be termed a minor break with reality. I was fresh out of a three-year relationship—one that had been defined by my partner’s serial dishonesty. In the months following the breakup, I found myself questioning some…