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Google’s Clever Plan to Stop Aspiring ISIS Recruits | WIRED

Google’s Clever Plan to Stop Aspiring ISIS Recruits | WIRED

Google has built a half-trillion-dollar business out of divining what people want based on a few words they type into a search field. In the process, it’s stumbled on a powerful tool for getting inside the minds of some of the least understood and most dangerous people on the Internet: potential ISIS recruits. Now one subsidiary of Google is trying not just to understand those would-be jihadis’ intentions, but to change them.

Jigsaw, the Google-owned tech incubator and think tank—until recently known as Google Ideas—has been working over the past year to develop a new program it hopes can use a combination

Source: Google’s Clever Plan to Stop Aspiring ISIS Recruits | WIRED