Participants at Radioactive tickled the judges’ funny bone with their witty and humorous voice-overs for the muted movie clippings shown. As the event proceeded, the movie plots flipped and morphed into hilarious and unrecognisable parodies of themselves.
Ganesh Nayak, an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronics & Instrumentation, shares his journey of self-discovery in his newly released book that highlights his bicycle ride into the Himalayas, tracing roads not taken and his ascent out of addiction.
The Psych Club hosted a seminar discussing regression therapy, a controversial form of psychological treatment that involves hypnosis. The event elaborated on the vast connections between one’s experiences, mind and body, and the experiences of a few individuals that led to the popularisation of this form of therapy.
The Data Science Club conducted a workshop on 2nd February that dwelled into a subtler field of AI—Natural Language Processing. The event explored the nitty-gritty of the machine learning behind NLP through an intuitive lecture session along with a practical model.
Videos of Obama bad-mouthing Donald Trump, fake pornographic images of celebrities, and Nicholas Cage in a Superman movie clip are some of the content available online courtesy DeepFake. The algorithms behind this, GANs, while a huge breakthrough in deep learning, represent a serious risk of destroying lives through the lies that it can propagate.