The battle to prevent another Jan. 6 features a new weapon: The algorithm

“A year after the attack on the Capitol, data scientists say artificial intelligence can help forecast insurrection — with some big concerns.”

One Earth Future Executive Director Jon Bellish was interviewed for a Washington Post examination of both the benefits and concerns of AI and machine learning in predicting political violence. The article also examined CoupCast, the OEF and ONN created machine-learning program that works to predict the likelihood of coups and electoral violence, now run by the University of Central Florida.

Read the article here.

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