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Articles tagged Dan Schultz (12)

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Linda Kinstler    July 15, 2013
A modular prototype aims to become a “Wolfram Alpha for government” by allowing developers to plug in their own APIs.
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Nieman Lab Staff    June 27, 2013
These are some of the projects and discussions that caught our attention at this year’s MIT-Knight conference.
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Chris Amico    December 3, 2012
The new project provides a real-time API for closed captions, making it possible to code against what’s being said on TV right now — and enabling a broad range of applications.
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Nieman Lab Staff    November 13, 2012
Matt Stempeck’s Gmail extension aims to automatically detect bogus claims and help guide you (or your hysterical relative) back to sanity.
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Joshua Benton    November 8, 2012
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Andrew Phelps    July 12, 2012
Dan Schultz’s BS-detection software really works, but there are a lot of technology issues — and people issues — getting in the way of a mainstream product.
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Jonathan Stray    June 27, 2012
Does the quest for balance in news stories open journalists up to claims of bias? It’s all about the framing.
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Andrew Phelps    June 20, 2012
At this year’s MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, two back-to-back presentations wowed us with new ideas.
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An MIT grad student is studying users’ behavior to understand how his software might influence their critical thinking skills.
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Walter Frick    January 5, 2012
A modest proposal for a new way to structure and assess the claims we make — and the conclusions we draw — in the digital space.
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Andrew Phelps    November 22, 2011
A graduate student at the MIT Media Lab is writing software that can highlight false claims in articles, just like spell check.