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AI Squares Off Against Fake News

Sep 2, 2019 |

In 2016, “fake news” was the Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year. Thousands upon thousands of fake stories had plagued the internet throughout the U.S. presidential election – some shared millions and millions of times. Read more…

The Pain of Watching AI Become A Pawn in the Geopolitical Fray

Jul 17, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a predominantly transnational phenomenon for most of this decade.

Radical cross-border openness has been a central driver of the AI revolution. One of the primary factors stimulating advances in AI research, commercialization, and adoption has been the growing open-source stack of data analytics platforms and tools. Read more…

Next Up for AI: Running for Mayor

Apr 17, 2018 |

You’ve heard of smart cities, smart streets, and smart buildings. But how about smart politicians? Now Japan is giving us our first glimpse at what an AI mayor might look like. Read more…

Data Visualizations Follow the Campaign Money

Nov 2, 2016 |

The cottage industry of political polling is approaching a fever pitch at the end of a long, tortuous U.S. presidential campaign. However, a better metric for gauging whom will win next Tuesday’s (Nov. Read more…

The Political Intrigue of Big Social Data

Feb 21, 2012 |The value of social media in politics has certainly not been questioned in recent years as governments and individual candidates attempt to turn the social swells in their favor. For startups like Silicon Valley-based SocialMatica, however.... Read more…