Fake news and polarizing memes skewed voting patterns and hate flourished online. Today companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are under fire from those outraged at the proliferation of fake news and hate-groups, while right-wing extremists claim they are biased against conservatives.
Rising Up With Sonali speaks with Robert Elliott Smith, an expert in Artificial Intelligence who has worked on projects for Oak Ridge and Los Alamos National Laboratories, the National Science Foundation, NASA My to discuss that it is the algorithms these tech platforms use that are the problem.
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