Step outside the echo chamber

The chrome extension that changes the way you think about politics

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See the biases in your news

See the biases in your news

Our chrome web extension analyzes the news you read, and determines both the topics you’re reading about, and how positively or negatively those articles are treating those topics. You can quickly see the biases present in your news using the built-in dashboard.

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Read a more balanced diet of news

Using the latest machine learning models, we curate a list of reputable news articles that expose you to different, perhaps opposing viewpoints on the topics you like to read about. These are meant to be articles that you would not have read under other circumstances, but bring differing opinions that broaden your perspectives on the issue.

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Our Team

Alex Cui
I'm an undergraduate student at the California Institute of Technology with a passion in machine learning and political discourse. I'm a full stack developer and data scientist, hoping to create more dialogue between both sides of the aisle.
Jeff An
I’m a University of Waterloo student pursuing a double degree in CS and business. I have two years of industry experience in full stack development and data engineering. On the side, I am also involved in social entrepreneurship, music, and hackathons.
Michael Lopez-Brau
I'm a PhD student at Yale University studying at the intersection of cognitive psychology and artificial intelligence. I combine behavioral experiments with computational modeling to understand how people make rich, flexible inferences as they navigate the social world.
Stefan Uddenberg
I’m a Trinidadian PhD Candidate in Cognitive Psychology at Yale University, studying visual perception and memory. Before coming to Yale, I went to Dartmouth College, where I majored in Cognitive Science and Japanese Studies. Outside of research, I try to combat the proliferation of fake news with simple psychological interventions.

What's next for Open Mind

The Open Mind team is partnering with the Poynter Fellowship and Facebook to consider how technology can best be used to combat fake news, and reduce political polarization. Ultimately, we want to help citizens on both sides of the aisle to talk to each other again.

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