The Death of Fake News?


Thank God for Argument Technology.

Argument Technology is a new type of artificial intelligence that applies computational techniques to the creation, identification, analysis, navigation, evaluation and visualisation of arguments and debates. Basically—and I mean basically—it sucks up data from all around the place and then fact checks, argument checks and reason checks in real-time to determine what is true about any given thing. For example, let’s just say there are conflicting arguments regarding the shape of planet Earth… which there are. Argument Tech looks at all the different arguments being had and accurately calculates that flat-Earthers are cooked in the head. Again, it’s a little more complicated than that—and a better explanation is available in the video narrated by Stephen Fry above—but it’s good news.

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