Entries by Sunny Hsu

Decoding the Complex World of Somatic Mutations: A Pioneering Whole-exome Sequencing analysis Benchmark Study

In the quest to understand and treat cancer more effectively, our genomics team has embarked on a groundbreaking journey. By collaborating with Dr. Shu-Jui Hsu’s team at  National Taiwan University College of Medicine, we’ve delved into the intricate world of somatic mutations, those genetic alterations that occur in cancer cells but not in healthy cells. […]

2024 Taiwan Presidential Election Information Manipulation AI Observation Report

Executive Summary During the tumultuous period surrounding Taiwan’s presidential election, an extensive research endeavor unveiled a nuanced landscape of digital manipulation and misinformation. At the heart of this investigation lay the pervasive influence of generative technology, which emerged as a potent tool for shaping the informational battleground. Textual misinformation, propelled by the capabilities of generative […]

2024 Jan W1 – 2024 Taiwan Presidential Election Information Manipulation AI Observation Report

Insights on Manipulation Strategies This week, we detected a significant number of potentially AI-generated scandalous videos, which were disseminated with the assistance of troll groups. Their aim was tarnishing the image of specific candidates. Chinese state-affiliated media outlets this week heavily focused on topics such as “Taiwan Strait crisis” and the “high-end vaccine scandal.” troll […]

2023 Dec W4 – 2024 Taiwan Presidential Election Information Manipulation AI Observation Report

Insights on Manipulation Strategies This week, AI Labs focused on troll operations and historical behavior on Facebook, organizing related information about these two groups on the Infodemic website as supplementary material. From September to November 2023, China prominently used war threats against Taiwan, accusing the Taiwanese government of pushing the island toward the brink of […]

2023 Dec W3 – 2024 Taiwan Presidential Election Information Manipulation AI Observation Report

Insights on Manipulation Strategies From September to November 2023, PRC state-affiliated media’s primary narrative involved threatening Taiwan with war, accusing the Taiwanese government of pushing the island towards the brink of war. In December, as the election approached, the tone of war threats diminished as the election approached. China shifted its focus to emphasize Taiwan’s […]

2023 Dec Week2 – 2024 Taiwan Presidential Election Information Manipulation AI Observation Report

Insights on Manipulation Strategies This week, PRC state-affiliated media has 2 major stories, “DPP’s election will lead to military danger” and “De-Sinicization of Taiwan’s curriculum”. Both are echoed by the troll groups.  The story of “DPP’s election will lead to military danger” is echoed by troll groups on Facebook. At the same time, the story […]

2023 Dec W1 – 2024 Taiwan Presidential Election Information Manipulation AI Observation Report

Insights on Manipulation Strategies After the failure of the KMT-TPP collaboration, the top active troll account groups (PTT #60011, Facebook #61009 and Facebook #61019) intensified solely attacking Democratic Progressive Party. Before the failure of KMT-TPP collaboration, those groups also attacked the KMT. At the same period accounting for 45.8% of all (PRC) state affiliated media […]

Analysis of cognitive warfare and information manipulation in the Israel-Hamas war 2023

Introduction Cognitive warfare, information warfare, and disinformation are increasingly being used to undermine democratic societies. These tactics can sow discord, weaken public trust in institutions, and influence public opinion. This article explores the cognitive warfare and information manipulation of the Israel-Hamas war in 2023 with AI technology, and empirical evidence indicates that these approaches were […]

Illustrating Microservices in Action: A Closer Look at the Task Manager Application

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, software development approaches have undergone a paradigm shift. One of the most influential trends that has emerged is the adoption of microservices architecture. Microservices architecture is a modern software design pattern that aims to build large, complex applications as a collection of small, independent, and loosely coupled services. Within […]