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Elections: Early warning system to fight disinformation online

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are using artificial intelligence to develop an early warning system that will identify manipulated images, deepfake videos and disinformation online. The project is an effort to combat the rise of coordinated social media campaigns to incite violence, sew discord and threaten the integrity of democratic elections. The scalable,… Read More »

Italy has a world-class health system. The coronavirus has pushed it to the breaking point. – NBC News

In early March, as deaths from the virus spiked and the number of confirmed cases swelled, Italy’s government needed to take decisive steps to slow the lightning-fast rate of infection. On March 8, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte locked down Italy’s Lombardy region, effectively quarantining about 16 million people in the north. Two days later, Conte… Read More »