Archives : October-2019

The new science of prebunking: how to inoculate against the spread of misinformation As behavioral scientists, we decided to focus on prevention rather than combating the problem of misinformation after it has already gone viral: prebunking rather than debunking. We draw on inoculation theory, a psychological framework from the 1960s that aims to induce pre-emptive ..

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Rashida Tlaib Says Facial Recognition Technology Is Racist “According to the Detroit News, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) visited Detroit’s ‘Real-Time Crime’ center, which uses cameras and computer software equipped with facial recognition technology placed on traffic lights, businesses and streets around the city. Tlaib tweeted that Detroit ‘should probably rethink this whole facial recognition bulls**t’. ..

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