Listen: Professor Domingo, Youtube And Professor discussed on Afternoon News with Tom Glasgow and Elisa Jaffe
"Like you give the example of of the moon landing. If I was watching a video about someone saying the moon landing never happened. What would I see? You would get a panel of here screen that would say it essentially to the American landed on the moon in nineteen sixty-nine. This is who did it. It's basically a short encyclopedia entry that explains. The the truth, and the idea is that YouTube is used to spread all sorts of terrible things among them hoaxes about known facts, and the and so the idea is if you present actual truth things that people will see that. And it will kind of inoculate them against the false information being delivered by the hoax videos. Have we gotten a response yet from YouTube about what happened yesterday at Notre Dame YouTube gave a pretty generalized? Or sorry. This happened were working on this. And we're going to try to make it better response. Which is what we tend to get from that every time. At company now, you also interviewed university of Washington, professor from our neck of the woods about this issue of machine learning algorithms trying to tamp down on misinformation. Why wasn't this professor surprised about this whole thing going down? Professor Domingo's has been Saint us for some time that you artificial intelligence and machine learning as powerful as they are nearly as powerful as they need to be to basically be the world's moderators for social media that there are certain things that only humans can do. And the second part of that. Of course, this probably on enough humans. You could really hire to track all the content on YouTube dot dimension, Facebook, and Twitter and all the others. He's one of the world's experts on this on this matter. And so we're always happy when we get him on the line. And did he give any prognosis as to what machine learning might be able to do one day is always a problem? He said they were years away from it being as good as we think it is. But he also said it was kind of in some ways to win that that the artificial intelligence was smart enough to notice that it was. The tower burning and collapsing that that it's ability to recognize the visual similarity that I could have dimly sensed. Is a sign that actually is getting more sophisticated. Well, I mean from afraid that not sophisticated enough. Step in the right direction. I suppose fascinating article from Craig timber in the Washington Post you can read it online at washingtonpost dot com. And that's komo's Taylor van Cise time do quickly and I mean, really quickly reveal afternoon soundbite, listen carefully. As we gotta"