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How AI Can Save Democracy


  • J. Galen Buckwalter of PsyML on how tech can help fight authoritarianism. Photo Credit: Paul Sakuma Photography


J. Galen Buckwalter
Chief Science Officer, PsyML

Session Description: The disinformation war is on and it is effective and cutthroat. Tech has enabled authoritarian messaging and tactics, dark posts, and micro-targeting. Can tech also help us fight authoritarianism? How do we wage the information wars when democracy is at stake?

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