Tag: artificial intelligence

by Julie Keck

1. Artificial intelligence aims to make Wikipedia friendlier and better (Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review) 2. Big Data predicts centuries of harm if climate warming goes unchecked (Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR) 3. The evolution of editorial design and visual storytelling (Cynthia Gordy / ProPublica) 4. This GE-branded podcast hit No. 1 on iTunes by […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Playboy to drop nudity as Internet fills demand (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Creator of ad blocking app Crystal: This isn’t extortion (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 3. #ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women mark Ada Lovelace Day with selfies fighting sexism (Lizzie Dearden / Independent) 4. Margaret Hamilton’s code got humans on the moon—and invented software […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we learn how the social media news agency Storyful serves up user-generated content to news organizations, and we find out how the startup Eyeris measures viewers’ emotional reactions to video content. PART 1: Storyful Storyful is a social media news agency that scans the social web to deliver verified user-generated content to news organizations […] more »

by Janna Quitney Anderson

The World Wide Web turns 25 March 12, and the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center are issuing a number of important reports coinciding with this milestone. When you reduce it to simple numbers, the power and influence of today’s networked communications is fairly mind-boggling. Recently released results gathered […] more »

by Michael Cervieri

The Washington Post is creating an algorithm to augment its fact checking of political speeches. How might it work? And do we want it to? During the Republican primaries in 2011, Steven Ginsberg, national political editor for the Washington Post, was covering a Michele Bachmann speech in Iowa. It was a small affair, not much […] more »