John Pope (L) expresses his disagreement with supporters of President Donald Trump near the Mar-a-Lago resort home of President Trump on March 4, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Artificial Intelligence

Finding Common Ground With the Help of an Artificially Intelligent Debater

MIT's Collective Debate asks users to argue with an AI bot designed to moderate their views.

MIT Media Lab's Ann Yuan
The distribution of users before the debate
How users changed: Red means increased distribution, black means decreased distribution. Some moved towards the middle (moderately agree / somewhat confident), others moved towards the extremes (strongly agree or disagree / extremely confident).