WeSmirch distills the lastest buzz from popular gossip blogs and news sites every five minutes.
All articles are selected via computer algorithm, vividly demonstrating that computers have a very long way to go before actually accomplishing truly intelligent work.
View the current page or another snapshot:
Anna Kramer / Protocol:
Twitter says its research shows its algorithms amplify right-leaning content more than left-leaning content, but doesn't know what causes the amplification
Victoria Traxler / Santa Fe New Mexican:
Sheriff's office: Alec Baldwin discharged a “prop firearm” that killed a cinematographer and injured the movie director of Rust, being filmed near Santa Fe, NM
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Leaked recording: Axel Springer CEO told Politico staffers he made “a mistake” in saying he planned a paywall for Politico: “No decision has been made”
Tech news essentials
Must-read media news
Politics, opinion, and current events