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Articles tagged Truth Goggles (7)

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Chris Amico    Dec. 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.
Kernels of corn spelling out "truth"
Nieman Lab Staff    Nov. 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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Justin Ellis    Oct. 1, 2012
A Knight Foundation grant will allow the Globe and MIT’s Center for Civic Media to build tools for newsgathering and reader engagement.
X-ray Gogs
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.
Droplet demo
Andrew Phelps    June 20, 2012
At this year’s MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, two back-to-back presentations wowed us with new ideas.
Truth Goggles sample
An MIT grad student is studying users’ behavior to understand how his software might influence their critical thinking skills.
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Ken Doctor    Dec. 1, 2011
What seemed not long ago like science fiction is closer to becoming science fact. How will that change the ways in which we report, distribute, and consume the news?