Internet trolling can be as petty as name-calling and as ominous as death threats. The Google subsidiary Jigsaw hopes to rein in online harassment with Conversation AI, a software that flags abusive language right away with laser-cut accuracy – or at least that’s the intention. Wired writer Andy Greenberg continues an essential conversation on technology, censorship and human rights. For all who wonder about tech companies’ capacity to do good, getAbstract recommends this thought-provoking exploration.
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Andy Greenberg is technology journalist and senior writer at Wired.