Researchers compared data from a real conspiracy—the "Bridgegate" political payback scheme in which New Jersey political operatives closed down lanes on the George Washington Bridge—with those from "Pizzagate" conspiracy theories to create an artificial intelligence tool.
A fascinating hearing on how technology is threatening truth on social media and in our elections.
Even governments in democracies with strong traditions of rule of law find themselves tempted to abuse these new abilities.
Artificial intelligence can be a powerful tool, but it can also be used for evil as NBC News reporter Jacob Ward explains to Ali Velshi.
AI is a powerful tool if kept in the right hands, but what happens when (not if) it falls into the wrong hands? And would we even know that we are looking at AI news and not real news?
Unless we start placing a higher value on human intelligence, and rethinking our useless educational system, we might not be able to tell when AI is getting the last laugh.
Offensive weapons that operate on their own would lower the threshold of going to battle and result in greater loss of human life.