14–17 Oct 2019

To arms: The battle against misinformation

Danielle Deibler (MarvelousAI)
16:0016:40 Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Location: Westminster Suite
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 7 ratings)

Who is this presentation for?

  • Product managers, concerned citizens, data scientists, and engineers




Danielle Deibler examines an approach to detecting bias, fine-grained emotional sentiment, and misinformation through the detection of political narratives in online media. As building blocks, the methodology uses human-in-the-loop, alongside other natural language processing and computational linguistics techniques, with examples focused on the 2020 US presidential election.

Danielle uses real-world examples of data-driven and active learning-derived analysis of data collected in conjunction with tracking of the 2020 US presidential election. She highlights both the successes and failures seen in over a year of work in the US political sphere. Her use cases focus on how messaging spreads, both negatively (propaganda) and positively (prodemocracy campaigns), the political bias of those on Twitter, and asymmetries in coverage of male versus female candidates.

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic understanding of human-in-the-loop learning and the US presidential race for 2020

What you'll learn

  • Discover available techniques in natural language processing
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Danielle Deibler


Danielle Deibler is the cofounder and CEO of MarvelousAI, an early stage startup focused on building natural language technology to discover and expose propaganda, disinformation, and bias to enable advocates and policymakers to devise countermeasures and immunities. She has over 25 years’ experience in the internet infrastructure, security, networking, interactive technology, machine learning, and AI technologies. Her primary area of focus in the last 20 years has been building scalable real-time interactive platforms. Previously, she was CEO and cofounder of leading-edge regulatory technology startup Compliance.ai, founder of Apps54 and Ignited Artists, and an entrepreneur in residence at Trinity Ventures and held senior leadership positions in software development, engineering, business development, and product management for KIXEYE, Adobe, DIGEX, and UltraDNS.

  • Intel AI
  • O'Reilly
  • Amazon Web Services
  • IBM Watson
  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • AXA

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