Posts tagged Startup
Facebook takes context-based approach to fake news problem, Grapple is next

Facebook's playbook of fake news mitigation strategies is beginning to look more like our project at Grapple. The social media behemoth plans to start offering "related stories" alongside news posts beginning this week, allowing readers to see potentially conflicting information on a news story.

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Do you know where you are on the internet?

Per the laws of physics, us humans live in a relativistic world. Is the hill small or large? An answer depends on where the subject of the question is standing in relation to said hill. New information is always colored by some aspect of physical perspective. "Did you hear John is going to quit," one brand of office gossip might go around. "No, where did you hear that," is a natural and common answer to such untested news. 

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Fake news and tech collided in New Orleans. Here's what we learned

My business partner, Alex Vogel, and I were involved in some sort of collision in New Orleans this week. Some 10-ought thousand(s) like-minded entrepreneurs and tech CEOs were crammed into a convention hall. A lot of words were exchanged and traded and reconsidered and mixed and mingled. Investors danced with Alphas. The result was something of a metamorphic knowledge factory, yielding more than a few insights into how Grapple's forthcoming search concept. 

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We're on a collision course with fake news, hit the throttle

Grapple's fake news fact checking software is about to collide with the upper echelons of the tech business. Tuesday beckons Collision Conference, a three day New Orleans exposition featuring startup companies, Fortune 500 CEOs and some of the brightest minds in technology fields ranging from artificial intelligence to big data to social networking. Grapple will be attending the international conference as part of the Alpha entry program, which affords promising startups discounted admission and a suite of services to foster connections with human resources, investors and business partnerships. 

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Grapple's A.I. fake news and research software draws eyes at first public pitch

I presented Grapple’s pitch for artificial intelligence research software for the first time on Thursday, at the annual StrtupBoost Investor Conference. The presentation wasn’t perfect – the computer used to broadcast PowerPoint presentations at the event was unable to render some of our graphics --  but our message was well received.

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