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How YouTube's Ad Placement Algorithm Got It So Wrong
Major consumer brands have pulled out of advertising with YouTube after it was discovered that some of their ads were running alongside offensive content including video from terrorism-affiliated groups. Google, which owns YouTube, places ads on videos in part through an algorithm-powered system. So…what went wrong?
Like a rolling stone: A surveillance robot that can travel on any terrain01:17
Building consciousness: How Westworld's sentient robots could become a reality05:19
Lab-to-table: How synthetic food went from flavorings to hamburgers02:36
NASA’s bold new plan to keep the ISS in orbit02:03
Have you ever wondered how your pet sees the world?01:31
Can this giant cleanup device save the ocean?02:09