Michael Brand

Michael Brand

Michael Brand is a quantitative researcher, an algorithm developer and a Data Scientist for 25+ years, working in machine vision, speech analysis, Big Data and many other domains, and served as Chief Data Scientist at Telstra corporation.

As the US presidential election polling day draws close, it’s worth recapping what we know about how Facebook has been used to influence election results. The platform is optimised for boosting politically conservative voices calling for fascism, separatism and xenophobia. It’s also these voices that tend to generate the most