Can technology disrupt social discourse to prevent history from repeating itself with the rise of new demagogues?

By | December 1, 2016

This is one of the reasons why I love the Google+ community – People like +Ferdinand Zebua go off to trigger some fascinating discussions. But it's also a topic that I'd think has potential – if some leading company has a motivation to take action.

To summarize the general gist of things: instead of using online platforms to annoy users by means of heavy profiling and targeting, could we instead use online platforms to prevent rising demagogues from usurping thoughts, feelings, and ultimately add another horrible chapter to modern history?

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We need the help of machine learning to help the social media sites
We need the help of machine learning to help the social media sites – Ferdinand Zebua – Google+

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