It's all too easy for comment sections to get nasty, especially when people rush to spout off without having read more than the headline. How does a site prevent rants from showing up without resorting to cutting-edge tech? If you're Norway's NRK,...
A deep-learning machine has learned to tease apart the income and education levels of an area just by looking at Google Street View images.
Link to full article: New on MIT Technology Review
Joseph Goebbels said “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” In the era of big data, however, numerous smaller lies, guided by machine learning, may be more effective than a few big lies. And even the literal truth seasoned with innuendo will do. Studies show that the salient concept in a statement can persist and dominate the literal truth in which it is embedded....
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