There’s a new automated propaganda machine driving global politics. How it works and what it will mean for the future of democracy.
by Berit Anderson and Brett Horvath
"Targeted advertising allows a campaign to say completely different, possibly conflicting things to different groups. Is that democratic?"
"Cambridge Analytica isn’t the only company that could pull this off -- but it is the most powerful right now. Understanding Cambridge Analytica and the bigger AI Propaganda Machine is essential for anyone who wants to understand modern political power, build a movement, or keep from being manipulated. The Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine it represents has become the new prerequisite for political success in a world of polarization, isolation, trolls, and dark posts. "