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Sean Lawson

Sean Lawson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah and author of the book, Nonlinear Science and Warfare: Chaos, Complexity, and the U.S. Military in the Information Age and co-author (with Marouf Hasian and Megan McFarlane) of The Rhetorical Invention of America’s National Security State.
Digital Government

Chatbots can be used to create manipulative content

COMMENTARY | Artificial intelligence could be used to generate content intended to manipulate people. Addressing this problem means understanding how communication works to influence people.