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Collating Hacked Data Sets

Two Harvard undergraduates completed a project where they went out on the Dark Web and found a bunch of stolen datasets. Then they correlated all the information, and then combined it with additional, publicly available…

Clearview AI and Facial Recognition

The New York Times has a long story about Clearview AI, a small company that scrapes identified photos of people from pretty much everywhere, and then uses unstated magical AI technology to identify people in…

Artificial Personas and Public Discourse

Presidential-campaign season is officially, officially, upon us now, which means it's time to confront the weird and insidious ways in which technology is warping politics. One of the biggest threats on the horizon: Artificial personas…

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