1 Feb 2024

Tech: Taylor Swift deepfakes, streaming price hikes, Musk's Neuralink

From Nine To Noon, 11:05 am on 1 February 2024
US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift performs during her Eras Tour at Sofi stadium in Inglewood, California, August 7, 2023. (Photo by Michael Tran / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

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Technology journalist Peter Griffin joins Kathryn to talk about legislative moves in the US to crack down on non-consensual sexual images generated by AI, following the release of pornographic images of Taylor Swift on X this week.

He'll also look at how Amazon Prime is the latest streaming provider to raise prices, and a survey which shows Millennials in particular are quick to cancel.

And Elon Musk's company Neuralink has implanted an interface chip in a human's brain - what are the possibilities?

Peter Griffin is a Wellington-based science and technology journalist