Would An AI/Algorithm Be a Good Social Media Censorship Nanny?
I just read this Atlantic article about the security aspects of censorship in the 21st century. It made me wonder whether there are there any precedents in 21st century tech for using algorithms or AI to "censor" online discussion, in the sense that content deemed less valuable is pushed to the bottom of a page or the end of a list.
If there are (or even if there aren't), what do ya'll think about this as a concept? Is this a dangerous restriction of liberty, or is this a judicious use of technology as a tool to improve an aspect of human life – in this case, discourse?
Submitted June 05, 2017 at 07:49PM by NileRepublican
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