The Quest to Save the Most Precious Voices on Earth

“My whole world is the human voice,” says Harry Yeff. And he isn’t just referring to his previous life as a champion beatboxer (alias Reeps One). Yeff is also a digital artist, and he has traveled the world meeting experts and artists who share his obsession. He’s...

The Bruce Willis Deepfake Is Everyone’s Problem

For some experts, this transferability could lead to people losing control of their “personality” as firms take full ownership of their identity rather than just a licensed use for a particular purpose. In fact, the original calls for these kinds of transferability...

Success on Twitch No Longer Comes on Twitch

Streaming is precarious labor, explains Jamie Woodcock, a senior lecturer at the University of Essex. In 2017, he coauthored a paper examining the tensions inherent in turning it into a livelihood. Even five years ago it was already evident that Twitch’s user base was...