Why humans and AI are stuck in a standoff against fake news

March 16, 2021

By Tristan Greene

Fake news is a scourge on the global community. Despite our best efforts to combat it, the problem lies deeper than just fact-checking or squelching publications that specialize in misinformation. The current thinking still tends to support an AI-powered solution, but what does that really mean? According to recent research, including this paper from scientists at the University of Tennessee and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, we’re going to need more than just clever algorithms to fix our broken discourse. The problem is simple: AI can’t do anything a person can’t do. Sure, it can do plenty of things faster and…

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