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UFO Hunting in the Photoshop Age

Advances in editing technology have enabled fake news, empowered corrupt governments, and complicated mankind's search for extraterrestrial life.

UFO Hunting in the Photoshop Age

Advances in editing technology have enabled fake news, empowered corrupt governments, and complicated mankind's search for extraterrestrial life.

Advances in photo and video editing technology have enabled fake news, birthed viral hoaxes and even empowered corrupt governments. But they've also had a less publicized consequence: complicating mankind's search for extraterrestrial life. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg Technology's Austin Weinstein and Pia Gadkari examine the recent boom in UFO sightings -- and how they've become more convincing than ever. This is part of a special season of Decrypted, where we examine the unintended consequences of modern technology.

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