Google News Lab lecture with Marek Miller – Fake News Debunking

Today I was in a fascinating lecture. The Lithuanian Journalism Center organized the talk conducted by Marek Miller, a journalist, and member of the Google News Lab team. Google News Lab is a part of Google News Initiative project. The primary purpose is to collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs and help them to drive innovation in news.

The topic of this lecture “Fact checking options and tools.” Marek Miller introduced methods and tools for journalists to identify fake news. I’m not a journalist, but the topic of the lecture was very interesting for me because it is partly related to cybersecurity and useful to my Master Thesis I am currently working on.

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WordCamp Europe 2018 – Belgrade (Serbia)

WordCamp Europe 2018 is over, and we will meet next year in Germany, the next event will take place in Berlin. Before telling my impressions about the WCEU 2018, I would like to thank all my friends and colleagues for a fantastic conference and four fabulous days in Belgrade.

So, I had a flight from Vilnius to Belgrade on June 13, and it means I had one and a half day to explore the Belgrade before the event start. I’ll tell you about this later, and now briefly about the event. Two main days (June 15 and 16) of WordCamp Europe 2018 took place in the largest conference, cultural and business center in Serbia – Sava Centar. WCEU 2018 Contributors day (June 14th) took place at the same venue as WCEU 2018 afterparty – Belexpo Centar.

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