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Fighting Fake News: Jevin West TEDx Seattle

Fighting Fake News and Mis-Information is at the heart of this Tedx talk by Kevin West. At Smartable, we want readers to have confidence in the news stories they are reading. You will want to watch this because it will help you learn about this important topic.

We’re drowning in BS, but you can learn how to fight back. | Jevin West | TEDxSeattle

 

About Jevin West

Jevin D. West is an Assistant Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington. He is a co-founder of the DataLab, a collection of faculty and graduate students focused on research in Data Curation, Computational Social Science, Data for Social Good, Information Visualization and the Science of Science.

He is one of the chief architects of the new Data Science curricula for undergraduate and graduate programs at UW. Together with Carl Bergstrom, he continues to develop the Calling Bullshit course which helps the public refute the onslaught of misinformation in today’s digital and data-driven environments. The course is being adopted at universities and high schools around the world.

About Tedx

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

 

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