Journalism

Our View From 20 Million Annotations

Hypothesis annotators just made their 20 millionth annotation, not even a year after we marked 10 million annotations. And what a year it’s been! Social annotation was already growing rapidly before the pandemic moved us even more online. As we've hit 10M, 15M, and now 20M annotations over the last months, it's clear that [...]

By |2021-02-23T13:13:29-08:0019 Feb 2021|

How Annotation Enables Machine Learning

Acknowledgement of uncertainty is one of the core principles of rational inquiry. We're more likely to trust news sources that signal their credibility by upholding that principle. If news aggregators can detect and process that signal at scale, they can help me separate the wheat from the chaff. But how will we teach them to do that?

By |2018-11-26T13:29:40-08:0026 Nov 2018|