The multi-user powered lie detector

Google’s CEO sees the Internet as an important tool in empowering voters by giving them unprecedented power to check up on politicians. Within five years, Schmidt believes, Google or someone else will come out with “truth predictor” software that would give voters insight into whether statements made by politicians were accurate by comparing their statements to historical data.

Read Political lie detectors are coming, says Google CEO from Ars Technica

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