Rob Horning

Rob Horning is an editor at Real Life, an online journal about technology

Automatic for the People

By Rob Horning — 8 March, 2020

Recently, BBC technology reporter Chris Fox posted a segment debunking ‘fake bakes’—slickly edited food-preparation videos with millions of views that offer clever recipes that don’t actually work as shown. In one example, a microwaved flan slides out smoothly from a milk carton in a perfect solid rectangle, wobbling slightly on a plate before unseen hands…