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The Truth Behind the Tweets

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Cupertino Community Hall

10300 Torre Ave · Cupertino, CA

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Cupertino Community Hall is located on the Civic Center Plaza between the Library and Cupertino City Hall

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A recent study by the MIT Media Lab confirmed that lies on Twitter traveled “farther, faster, deeper, and more broadly than the truth in all categories of information.” How can technology ensure the integrity of future elections?
Dr. Vishnu S. Pendyala, Technical Leader, Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, California, USA is the author of _The Veracity of Big Data: Machine Learning and Other Approaches to Verifying Truthfulness_. He will use his talk to explore solutions from Math and Machine Learning to address the problem of fake news and cognitive hacking on Twitter. Suitable for 12th graders and older.