Tuesday, 22 December 2020

The AI system that claims it can predict who will share disinformation before it's published

 Another "Pre-Crime" AI System Claims It Can Predict Who Will Share Disinformation Before It's Published

https://www.zerohedge.com/technology/another-pre-crime-ai-system-claims-it-can-predict-who-will-share-disinformation-its

Via ActivistPost.com,

We previously have covered the many weighty claims made by the progenitors of A.I. algorithms who claim that their technology can stop crime before it happens. Similar predictive A.I. is increasingly being used to stop the spread of misinformation, disinformation and general “fake news” by analyzing trends in behavior and language used across social media.


However, as we’ve also covered, these systems have more often that not failed quite spectacularly, as many artificial intelligence experts and mathematicians have highlighted. One expert in particular — Uri Gal, Associate Professor in Business Information Systems, at the University of Sydney, Australia — noted that from what he has seen so far, these systems are “no better at telling the future than a crystal ball.”

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