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A.I. ‘Bias’ Doesn’t Mean What Journalists Say it Means

The difference between an algorithm's output and wishful thinking is not bias.
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How Message-Board Culture Remade the Left

For all we hear about 4chan and Trump, the main effects of radicalized posters have been on the left.
CultureHistorySecond Section

It’s Lit: Youth Culture and the Possible Resurrection of Savonarola

Savonarola's example, and indeed his glamor, will always be compelling.
CultureSecond Section

Bonfyre of the Vanities

The events surrounding what was supposed to be the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas in April and May should be ...
CultureSecond Section

Life and Death on the Content Farm

It was an important time last December, when the frogs made their splash in the art world. Well, at least ...
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Chapo Trap House Will Never be Edgy

There’s an old comedy record called “How to Speak Hip” from the 1950s. Its enduring status as a cult novelty ...