Wikipedia turns to artificial intelligence to combat rogue edits

©  Wikipedia Latest News Wikipedia has turned to artificial intelligence to remain a step ahead of rogue editors on the service. With around half a million daily edits happening on the Internet encyclopaedia, trolls occasionally elude the platform’s human editors, but the Objective Revision Evaluation Service (ORES) is here to help. “ORES functions like a pair of X-ray specs, the toy hyped in novelty shops and the back of comic books,” said Wikipedia in a blog post. “But these specs actually work to highlight potentially damaging edits for editors. “This allows editors to triage them from the torrent of new edits and review them with increased scrutiny.” ORES is a form of machine learning that keeps track of the kind of posts that are accepted and the type that aren’t.…


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