Fake News. Fake Stars YouTube Quitting. And real AI to thwart Real Terrorists.

Hacking TV Podcast | December 11, 2016

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This week – is this the “Real” version of Hacking TV – or is it a Fake? Fake News. Fake Stats. Real Tweets. Ugh. Then – the highest paid Star of YouTube quits. Ok, never mind it was a fake quite  Who the heck cares about PewDiePie anyway? And as video becomes more ‘live’ – can an AI spot a terrorist. Or a naked body? Or anything bad? And a VR story that makes sense: HBO brings Game of Thrones and WestWorld to a very expensive headset near you. I’m Steven Rosenbaum and I’m Saul Hansell – and this is Hacking TV.

LINKS:

FAKE NEWS – FAKE STATS – REAL TWEETS:

Weather Channel to Breitbart: ‘Climate change is real, and please stop using our video to mislead Americans’
http://www.businessinsider.com/weather-channel-breitbart-climate-change-2016-12?op=1

Facebook discloses new measurement errors, continues to hone its math

Facebook discloses new measurement errors, continues to hone its math

Trump’s Antagonistic Tweet Tests The Limits of Twitter’s Rules
https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/trumps-antagonistic-tweet-tests-the-limits-of-twitters-rules?utm_term=.mqbRXqVNPx#.ws6yK96l2P

WHO IS PewDiePie – and why do we care?

The Highest-Paid YouTube Stars 2016: PewDiePie Remains No. 1 With $15 Million
http://www.forbes.com/sites/maddieberg/2016/12/05/the-highest-paid-youtube-stars-2016-pewdiepie-remains-no-1-with-15-million/#49e3143f6b0f

PewDiePie: YouTube could be ‘killing’ my channel because I’m white, so I’ll delete it
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/pewdiepie-youtube-delete-account-subscribers-analytics-white-lily-singh-a7457171.html

CAN AI SPOT A TERRORIST?

Partnering to Help Curb Spread of Online Terrorist Content
Partnering to Help Curb Spread of Online Terrorist Content

Facebook developing artificial intelligence to flag offensive live videos
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-ai-video-idUSKBN13Q52M

NEWS BITES: VR, Apprentice, Go90’s Newest Hire:

Google Daydream VR adds HBO, virtual Lego, and more games
http://www.businessinsider.com/weather-channel-breitbart-climate-change-2016-12?op=1

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