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VizPol takes a cue from bird-watching apps to help journalists identify unfamiliar political symbols
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VizPol takes a cue from bird-watching apps to help journalists identify unfamiliar political symbols
Built by researchers at Columbia University’s journalism and engineering schools and launched as an invite-only beta this week, VizPol can currently recognize 52 symbols.
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