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Gizmodo: How a Horrific Murder Exposes the Great Failure of Facebook's AI Moderation

Gizmodo's Brian Merchant quotes Kalev in his lengthy look at Facebook's failure to properly moderate the Bianca Devins images. Read…

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Will The Kinescope Rise Again In The Era Of Deep Fakes?

In an era of digital signatures and GPS-stamped media, could cardboard kinescopes fuel the rise of deep fakes? Read The…

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Automation Reshaped The Workplace In The 1960's But Will The Deep Learning Revolution Be Different?

We've weathered each previous automation revolution by creating new kinds of more highly skilled jobs. When machines can do it…

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What Happens In A Digital World When Our Words And Images No Longer Age?

As we look back someday on the impact of the digital world, perhaps we will fondly remember a time when…

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The FaceApp Furor Was Never About Privacy – It Was About Russia

The fact that we seem more interested in the app's Russian heritage than we do in its privacy considerations reminds…

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From A Thousand Stations And Nothing On To Streaming's Infinite Choice

In the era of digital personalization when everyone is watching something different, is there room left for shows that bring…

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WashPost: Trump Didn't Introduce Racism To Conservative Politics – But He's Cultivated And Amplified It

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines how media coverage of immigration and crime has shifted in the Era of Trump….

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Is Social Media's Self-Service Fame The Root Of Online Toxicity?

In the social era's world of self-service fame, the more outrageous one's behavior, the more likely one is to achieve…

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Is The Web Becoming About Talking Rather Than Listening?

The Web has transformed over the past quarter century from a place we go to learn and listen into a…

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Is Enlightened Intelligent Speech Incompatible With Social Media?

Does social media's emphasis of style over substance doom it to a future of entertainment over enlightenment and if so…

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WashPost: Why Trump's Tweets Probably Weren't An Effort To Distract From The Migrant Camps

Philip Bump examines the hypothesis that Trump's tweets were an effort to distract from the growing migrant camp. Read The…

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FiveThirtyEight: Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Was Mentioned Most In The News Last Week?

FiveThirtyEight's latest weekly roundup of the 2020 Democratic race. Read The Full Article.

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Jerry Rogers Show Radio Interview On Immigration News Coverage

Kalev appeared on the Jerry Rogers Show today to discuss his analysis of media coverage of the immigration crisis.

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TV News Highlights Immigration, But It's a 'Crisis' Only on Fox

President Trump has made curbing illegal immigration one of his signature policy initiatives, but how is the border "crisis" playing…

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Will E-Commerce Be The Death Of Brands?

As e-commerce sites increasingly eliminate the selection control and preferred placement of the retail era and confront consumers with almost…

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Will More Data And AI Really Help Solve All The World's Problems And Bring World Peace?

As the humanitarian and governmental sectors become infatuated with the utopian dream that sufficient training data and sophisticated enough algorithms…

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Why Is There So Little Understanding Of Deep Learning's Limitations?

Do computer science curriculums need to spend more time explaining the weaknesses of today's correlative deep learning rather than merely…

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In Our Rush To Combat "Fake News" We Are Heading Towards Orwell's 1984

In our rush to combat digital falsehoods, we have rushed headfirst into our Orwellian future. Read The Full Article.

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How Were Social Media Platforms So Unprepared For 'Fake News' And Foreign Influence?

Silicon Valley is still at the end of the day ruled by technologists guided by technological determinism and who lack…

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We Already Have Off-The-Shelf Tools To Combat Digital Falsehoods

The reality is that much of technology landscape we need to combat "fake news," misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign…

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We Need Better E-Commerce Search Engines

As e-commerce stores have branched out to nearly every kind of object sold today, their generic keyword-based search engines have…

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Why AI Document Summarization Needs Personalization

Like all other deep learning efforts today, once the hype and hyperbole is cleared away, the oversimplifications driving today's AI…

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Deep Learning Must Move Beyond Cheap Parlor Tricks

For deep learning to truly take off we must move beyond cheap parlor tricks towards systems that can do more…

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Today's Deep Learning Is Like Magic – In All The Wrong Ways

Much like a good magic show, the wonderment of today's deep learning systems is based on carefully stage-managed illusion and…