Talk abstract: Fighting bad information with AI. At Full Fact we have been developing technology to help increase the speed, scale and impact of our and others fact checking. We have made a set of tools designed to alleviate the pain points we experience in the fact-checking process. I’ll be talking about the Data Science behind our tools and why AI plays a key role in the battle against misinformation.
Bio: Alex has been working on the ML behind the automated fact-checking tools at Full Fact. Before Full Fact, Alex worked on applied AI research for the Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defence. Outside of work Alex has developed a passion for complex adaptive systems and hyperbolic geometry.