Lake News (with Tom Merritt)
Anthony and Jeff are joined by special guest Tom Merritt from Daily Tech News Show to talk about Moose Boulder, “the largest island in the largest lake on the largest island in the largest lake on the largest island in the largest lake in the world” – and the mother and son who debunked it! Then they wrestle with the concept of an AI that can detect conspiracy theories. Is there such a thing as a good conspiracy theory and a bad one? And will you trust an AI to differentiate the two? The guys discuss.
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