DIU Pod 71

DIU Pod 71:

0:00 –  Gavin complains about his long hair. 

4:27 – a conveyor belt sushi restaurant chain, Sushiro, ran a promotion where anyone with the word “salmon” in their name could dine for free. The gang discusses whether or not it is worth eating for free and how some people were able to earn money from this promotion.

27:18 – a Korean A.I. company, Pulse9, created a k-pop girl group called Eternity. The 11 members are all made from deepfake technology. We discuss the ethical implications of deepfake technology and whether or not this art should be supported. 

46:57 – the Cantonese Ambassador teaches us some Cantonese phrases related to today’s issues. Follow along with the lesson by clicking here!

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Loose Ends

Salmon Chaos in Taiwan causes people to change their names (via NBC)

New k-pop group consist of only AI members (via 9gag)

Watch Eternity’s debut single I’m Real (via YouTube)

A young Japanese female is actually a 50 year-old man (via Mothership)

Theme Music

Intro and outro music: Night Owl by Broke for FreeCC By 3.0

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