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What Does It Mean To "Consent" To The Use Of Our Data In The Facebook Era?

Facebook's response to nearly every one of its privacy stories over the past year has been to argue that its…

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Apple's Facebook Rebuke: Could Apple Save Privacy Where Government Won't?

Looking to the future, could Apple perhaps become our defacto privacy guardian, protecting its users from unethical data harvesting as…

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Why Are We For Globalization But Against The AI Revolution?

Why do we speak of AI's potential to cause mass job displacement as an existential danger that must be addressed…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: A Range Of Perspectives

The series of visualizations we've created of the GKG Outlink Graph remind us how much of an impact our data filtering…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Google News

For this visualization of our GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we filter to only news outlets and inlink domains present in Google…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Google News + US Only + Top 5 Reciprocal + 10K Strongest With Edge Weights

For this visualization of our GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we filter to only US-based news outlets and inlink domains present in…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Google News + Top 5 Reciprocal + 10K Strongest With Edge Weights

For this visualization of our GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we filter to only news outlets and inlink domains present in Google…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: US Outlets + Top 10 Reciprocal + 30K Strongest With Edge Weights

For this visualization of our GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we filter to only news outlets and inlink domains that were based…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Google News + Top 5 By Outlet + 10K Strongest

For this visualization of our GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we filter to only news outlets and inlink domains that were present…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Google News + Top 5 By Outlet + 50K Strongest

For this visualization of our GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we filter to only news outlets and inlink domains that were present…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Top 5 By Outlet + 50K Strongest

For this visualization of our GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we compute the top 5 inlink domains by news outlet and display…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Reciprocal 30K Graph

Following in the footsteps of 10K random graph visualization of the GKG 2016-2018 Outlink Dataset, we've created another version that…

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Visualizing The GKG Outlink Graph: Random 10K Graph

Since our new 2016-2018 GKG outlink dataset is a graph, we thought we'd visualize it using Gephi. There are many…

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A Summarized Lookup Version Of Our GKG Outlink Domain Graph

Yesterday we released a massive new dataset comprising the 1.78 billion URL outlink graph over GDELT's Global Knowledge Graph 2016-2018….

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Who Links To Whom? The 30M Edge GKG Outlink Domain Graph April 2016 To Jan 2019

In April 2016 we began recording the list of all hyperlinks included in the body text of each article in…

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Trump Finally Brings the Media Together: All Agree He Caved

In a rare moment of unity in today's polarized politics, media outlets set aside their usual differences on Saturday and…

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416 Forbes Columns And Counting

In the just over three years and four months since his debut Forbes column on September 15, 2015 announcing "Reimagining…

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What If We Treated AI Bias Testing Like Clinical Drug Trials?

Centralizing and systematizing our approach to evaluating AI bias would force companies to disclose their target demographics and offer the…

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Does 'Name And Shame' Really Work For Fighting AI Bias Or Is It All Economics?

Name and shame campaigns work where companies see economic value in gaining valuable new customer bases or where fixes are…

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If The Government Doesn't Care About Accessibility Why Should It Care About AI Bias?

The quarter century of indifference towards accessibility issues on the web should give pause to those who hope AI bias…

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Why Don't We Create A Public Works Initiative To Create Unbiased Data For AI?

Biased AI comes from biased data and an unwillingness by AI companies to pay for good data. What if we…

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DeepMind's AlphaStar Reminds Us That AI Is Still Dependent On Human Creativity

Successful AI applications don't achieve their accuracy or robustness through training data alone, but rather through the creativity of their…

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Social Media Analytics Is Failing As Social Media Becomes More Visual

As the web evolves from its textual roots towards a visual-first world, it is increasingly becoming inaccessible to the deep…

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How Instagram Democracy Is Leaving Accessibility And Inclusiveness Behind

Democracies are intended to represent all their citizens, but as the public squares through which we interact with our leaders…