In research for a recent Washington Post article, Jonathon Morgan uncovered communities of white nationalists and neo-Nazis on social media and showed that they’ve adopted increasingly violent rhetoric over the past nine months. Jonathon explores computer vision, deep learning, and natural language processing techniques for finding these communities and identifying which ones are on the path to radicalization.
Jonathon Morgan is the CEO of New Knowledge, a startup using AI for digital messaging and intelligence. As part of his ongoing work combating violent extremism, Jonathon served as an advisor to the White House and State Department, coauthored the ISIS Twitter Census for the Brookings Institution, and develops new technology with DARPA. Jonathon is also a cohost of the surprisingly popular Partially Derivative podcast and a founding member of Data for Democracy, a volunteer platform for data science social impact projects.
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