What do sex-trafficking, jihad finance, and propaganda have in common? They happen online, in the darkness of usernames and vastness of big data. Technology can help us navigate information. Because a single act feels tragic, and a million tragic acts become statistics, we also need compelling story-telling that combines data and narrative. We will explore how the democratization of artificial intelligence and user interfaces for interacting with data can construct meaning in a post-truth world.
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