Linked – The 5 Best Unbiased Fact-Checking Sites for Finding the Truth
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Linked – The 5 Best Unbiased Fact-Checking Sites for Finding the Truth

I’m just going to put this out there. Based on what I see people sharing on social media pretty much every day, some of you may want to take a look. Just consider it. That’s all I’m saying. https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/true-5-factchecking-websites/

Linked – Archive.org’s Wayback Machine is legit legal evidence, US appeals court judges rule
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Linked – Archive.org’s Wayback Machine is legit legal evidence, US appeals court judges rule

According to the article, this is the second time this has happened: In the Gasperini case, however, the second circuit noted that the prosecution had included testimony from the Internet Archive’s office manager, “who explained how the Archive captures and preserves evidence of the contents of the internet at a given time.” The article goes…

Linked – Using AI to help organizations detect and report child sexual abuse material online
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Linked – Using AI to help organizations detect and report child sexual abuse material online

Google is taking the “next step” in helping combat the proliferation of child abuse images online: Today we’re introducing the next step in this fight: cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) that significantly advances our existing technologies to dramatically improve how service providers, NGOs, and other technology companies review this content at scale. By using deep neural…

Linked – Free Speech Is Not the Same As Free Reach
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Linked – Free Speech Is Not the Same As Free Reach

This is really the problem with social media algorithms, not outright censorship: TO SEE HOW this algorithm amplification works, simply look to RT, or Russia Today, a Russian state-owned propaganda outlet that’s also among the most popular YouTube presences. RT has amassed more than 6 billion views across 22 channels, more than MSNBC and Fox…

Linked – Emails while commuting ‘should count as work’
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Linked – Emails while commuting ‘should count as work’

Not surprising: The study, to be presented at the Royal Geographical Society on Thursday, found that 54% of commuters using the train’s wi-fi were sending work emails. Others were using their own mobile phone connections for work emails. Those on the way to work were catching up with emails sent ahead of the coming day…