Thursday, December 15, 2005

Seeing Is --- Not Believing

Think thee that a photographic image is admissible because you "swear" in Court that you took the digital image? Think again. Digital data is ephemeral (meaning, eminently susceptible to manipulation and alteration) so before you believe what you see in that jpeg, think 0's and 1's, not pixels.

The following link from contains an article about how stem cell researchers in Korea fabricated lines, images, and not surprisingly, results.

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