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Alphabet unit develops tool to flag toxic online comments

Published Sun, Feb 26, 2017 · 09:50 PM
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FROM self-driving cars to multi-language translation, machine learning is underpinning many of the technology industry's biggest advances with its form of artificial intelligence.

Now, Google's parent company, Alphabet, says it plans to apply machine learning technology to promote more civil discourse on the Internet and make comment sections on sites a little less awful.

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