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NewsOracle Visual Code brings cloud-based app dev to business users Pin
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NewsApple is in talks with McLaren for a potential acquisition, report says Pin
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NewsNokia touts latest breakthrough in achieving mega fast internet speeds Pin
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NewsThis Wi-Fi can tell if you're sad Pin
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Newssour-crowd to "crowd-sourcing:" NYTimes fidddles comment-moderation using Google Jigsaw Pin
BillWoodruff21-Sep-16 1:14
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NYT 09/20/16: "Approve or Reject: Can You Moderate Five New York Times Comments?" [^].

Bold added to quote by moi:

"The New York Times is partnering with Google Jigsaw to create a new moderation system that will help us review incoming comments based on decisions our moderators have made in the past. Our moderators will continue to protect these discussions, but once this new system is launched, we will have robot helpers.

Comments on Times stories are moderated by a team of 14 people known as the community desk. Together, they review around 11,000 comments each day for the approximately 10 percent of Times articles that are open to reader comment."

I'd predict, in addition to the usual chaos, the future will see 14 people looking for another job.

I have written to the NYTimes suggesting their comment review work-load could be much easier if they simply reject any comment that has any one of these terms: FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Clinton, Trump, Musk, Gates, Cook, Larry, Sergei, Putin, Obama, sex, iPhone, iPad, PC, Gaga, Angelina, Brad, Brittney, Kardashian, Drudge.
«There is a spectrum, from "clearly desirable behaviour," to "possibly dodgy behavior that still makes some sense," to "clearly undesirable behavior." We try to make the latter into warnings or, better, errors. But stuff that is in the middle category you don’t want to restrict unless there is a clear way to work around it.» Eric Lippert, May 14, 2008

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NewsOops... Pin
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NewsUsers find third-party app features annoying Pin
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NewsGLAD is available Pin
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