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Twitter Sees Democracy Through The Lens Of 'Fake News' And That's Troubling

Twitter’s view of content moderation is both fascinating in how it reveals the company’s view of free speech in 2019…

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As The Government And Emergency Agencies Shift To Twitter What Happens To Those Left Behind?

It shouldn’t be up to a private for-profit company to decide who has the right to call for help as…

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From Savior To Suppressor: Can Democracy Survive Social Media?

Social media has gone from being the great savoir of democracy to its ultimate suppressor, deciding who has a voice…

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Stopping Disinformation Requires Measuring And Understanding It Not Just Monitoring And Debunking It

Mitigating misinformation requires measuring and understanding it, not merely monitoring and debunking it. Read The Full Article.

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Does Biden's Candidacy Suggest #MeToo Impact Is Waning?

As Joe Biden enters the 2020 presidential race, his pattern of intimate physical greetings linger as a potential early liability,…

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As The Privacy Regulators Circle Facebook Is It Already Unstoppable?

To prevent regulation, Facebook could intervene in elections across the world to elect anti-regulation candidates, block elected officials from talking…

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SCMP: How China Is Looking Beyond Borders

The South China Morning Post republishes data from Brussels-based think tank Bruegel mapping global media sentiment towards China's Belt and…

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American Mathematical Society Covers Math Models

The American Mathematical Society's Public Awareness Officer Mike Breen writes about Kalev's Forbes article from earlier this month titled "Scientific…

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Twitter's Changing User Metrics Remind Us How Powerful The Reality Distortion Field Is

Twitter reminds us that perhaps Silicon Valley’s greatest invention has not been any technological invention, but rather its perfection of…

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Will We Really Need Humans To Fix The Robots?

The accepted wisdom that the coming automation revolution will require an army of new human jobs to design, install and…

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A Reminder Than Social Media Platforms Are Now The Greatest Threat To Democracy

It is not foreign interference that is the greatest threat to our digital democracy, it is the social platforms themselves…

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What Is Democracy When Twitter Decides Who Speaks To The President?

One of the most overlooked elements of this brave new world of digital democracy and digital diplomacy is the degree…

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Could AI Help Us Write Better Laws?

While most of the focus of AI bias has been on algorithmic and training data modifications to mitigate these biases,…

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Is It Time To Give Up On One Set Of Social Media Rules For All?

As social media platforms grapple with the globalization of their creations, they are increasingly coming into conflict with the vast…

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What Happens When Social Media Weighs The Monetary 'Value' Of Our Posts?

As social platforms move ever more aggressively towards AI content filtering, it is critical that as a society we come…

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Algorithmic Moderation: The Algorithms That Decide What We See Now Delete Us Too

Social platforms are increasingly turning to the same silent algorithmic hand that once merely shaped our experience to cull the…

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Musk's Criticism Of Lidar And Simulation Training Belie The Correlative Nature Of Modern AI

Criticism of Lidar and simulation training belie the correlative nature of modern deep learning that lacks the causation models required…

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The Rise Of Deep Learning Has Brought A Renaissance In Accelerators

The rise of deep learning with its exponentially more complex and specialized workloads has brought us a new renaissance in…

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Twitter Follows Facebook's Dystopian Path Towards Unaccountable Automated Content Filtering

As Twitter follows quickly in the footsteps of its bigger brother Facebook to rush us towards a machine-mediated communicative future,…

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A Fading Twitter Changes Its User Metrics Once Again

The biggest question of all is why Wall Street doesn’t demand that the Valley finally provide us with transparency about…

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Could AI Replace Hollywood With Personalized Movies?

As AI increasingly helps us sort through our limitless options, might there be a day when movies and television shows,…

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As Surveys Falter Big Data Polling Narrows Our Societal Understanding

The shift of societal understanding from precision surveys to the big data revolution has led not to an incredible new…

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Facial Recognition Is Here To Stay

Facial recognition is here to stay no matter what the US attempts to do about it. Read The Full Article.

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Why Is The Public So AI-Illiterate?

Our AI-illiterate public is bombarded with a daily deluge of glowing press lavishing AI with praise focusing almost exclusively on…