Bots

01.23.17
Twitter botnet quotes 'Star Wars' from the middle of the sea
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Twitter botnet quotes 'Star Wars' from the middle of the sea

350,000 fake, Windows Phone-using accounts show the challenges of bot detection.

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11.16.16
'White' Twitter bots can help curb racism
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'White' Twitter bots can help curb racism

A study shows that social pressure curbs harassment, but only from white, popular users.

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10.15.16
Recommended Reading: President Obama on science and innovation
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Recommended Reading: President Obama on science and innovation

The best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.

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10.14.16
White House encourages local governments to embrace chatbots
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White House encourages local governments to embrace chatbots

The Obama administration made the code for its Facebook bot open-source for anyone to use.

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