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Is It Time To Move From Web Hosting Companies To The Cloud?

As the commercial cloud has come to revolutionize how the modern web is built, perhaps the ultimate answer is for…

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Is It Time To Give Up On Using Humans For Tech Support?

Machines are getting better and better at understanding human conversation at the same time human technical support staffing appears to…

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The Perils to Democracy Posed by Big Tech

A look at how Silicon Valley's obsession with censorship of ideas over moderation of expression has led to a dangerous…

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Zuckerberg's Manifesto And Our Algorithmically Controlled Future

As Facebook increasingly reorients its company towards an AI future in which algorithms make all decisions across the site, what…

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Do Algorithms Really Control Society?

For all its vaunted technological might and all its claims that its behavioral engineering algorithms can readily nudge its users…

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How Facebook Changed From Utopian To Orwellian

As the curtain is gradually pulled back on the workings of Silicon Valley’s social behemoths we are increasingly seeing that…

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Acosta and the Intern: A Media Double Standard?

A look at how media coverage of the interaction between CNN's Jim Acosta and the young female White House intern…

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Today's Deep Learning "AI" Is Machine Learning Not Magic

Even the best AI tools are more artistry than science, require reams of carefully curated data from which they inherit…

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We Need Software That Doesn't Panic When Sensors Malfunction

Software systems ultimately hinge on their ability to accurately observe the outside world through sensors, but when they fail, algorithms…

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Google Developers Experts Summit 2018

Kalev was in Sunnyvale this past weekend at the Google Developers Experts Summit 2018. It is amazing to see just…

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Estonia's Online Voting Would Solve A Lot Of Our Election Problems

Just imagine the American government of the future if the engineers that brought us the modern web spent a little…

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The Truth Is That We Really Don't Know If There Was Social Media Election Interference

The gatekeepers that silently and opaquely control everything we see and say online, now control our understanding of just how…

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Chicago Tribune Summarizes RealClearPolitics Media Bias Analysis

Page 10 of today's print edition of the Chicago Tribune includes an excerpted summary of the RealClearPolitics analysis of Trump's…

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Three Years And 363 Forbes Columns And Counting

In the just over three years since his debut Forbes column on September 15, 2015 announcing "Reimagining Our World Through…

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Rod Arquette Show Radio Interview On Trump's Mail Bomber Coverage Claims

Kalev joined the Rod Arquette show today to discuss his RealClearPolitics analysis of Trump's claims of biased media coverage of…

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GDELT Analysis Site Back Up

As we noted last week, the previous vendor we were using to send out the notification emails for the GDELT…

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Accuracy In Media: RealClearPolitics Analysis: Media Tried to Tie Trump to Mail Bomb Scare

Accuracy In Media (AIM) examines the RealClearPolitics analysis of Trump's  claims of media bias in news coverage of the mail…

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Investor's Business Daily Editorial Discusses RealClearPolitics Media Bias Analysis

Investor's Business Daily ran an editorial piece today exploring in more detail the RealClearPolitics analysis of Trump's claims of media…

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RealClearPolitics: Data Show Trump Is Right About Mail Bomber Coverage

It turns out the president was right when he claimed the media covered the mail bombing suspect very differently than…

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WashPost: Trump Is Mad That The Mail Bombs Are Distracting People From His Campaign Rhetoric

The Washington Post's Philip Bump uses the Television Explorer to examine whether President Trump's claims about the mail bomb campaign…

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GDELT Analysis Site Upgrade Coming Next Month

As the GDELT Analysis site has grown from its origins as a small testbed for quick data extracts and experimental…

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Social Media Companies Collect So Much Data Even They Can't Remember All The Ways They Surveil Us

When companies collect so much data in so many ways that the companies themselves lose track of all the ways…

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Social Media Companies Need To Own Up To The Dark Side Of Their Impact On Society

As governments across the world exploit social platforms to tear societies apart, undermine democracy, spread misinformation, encourage chaos, dehumanize minority…

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Even The Data Ethics Initiatives Don't Want To Talk About Data Ethics

In a world in which data ethics has taken on such a role in the public discourse, when even the…