Tina Trinh is a New York-based reporter for VOA News. Her coverage includes consumer technology and digital culture. A former producer for ABC News, she is the recipient of two Edward R. Murrow Awards for Overall Excellence and a George Foster Peabody Award for Hurricane Sandy coverage. Follow her on Twitter at @TinaTrinhNYC
Across the country, many young people have spoken out on social justice issues by taking to the streets to march in protests. This generation of digital natives is also active online, capitalizing on various social media and digital tools to organize and mobilize their peers. During the pandemic, TikTok, Twitter and Snapchat are proving to be effective in rallying the younger generation. Tina Trinh reports.
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Deepfakes, which use artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate highly realistic but phony videos, have been exploited for both entertainment and unethical purposes. Now one startup is showing how the face-swapping technology can be a practical tool for improving mental health and therapy practices. VOA’s Tina Trinh explains.
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The human immune system is made up of millions of "T" cells, which recognize and help fight viruses that enter the body. Microsoft and Adaptive Biotechnologies have created a test to identify and analyze how these cells respond to COVID-19. The results will help researchers improve diagnostics, treatments and vaccines. Tina Trinh has more.
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