In the Media

February 5, 2019
WMAR Baltimore

A Bass Connections team called Data and Technology for Fact-checking helped develop the FactStream app and launch it in time for the State of the Union address, in collaboration with PolitiFact, and The Washington Post.

January 23, 2019

Professor Walter Sinnott-Armstrong discusses his new book, which is related to his work with the Bass Connections team How to Cure Political Polarization by Asking Questions.

January 21, 2019

Professor Bill Adair and Professor Jun Yang lead a Bass Connections team, Data and Technology for Fact Checking, that is developing an app for live fact-checking.

January 18, 2019
AP News

A Bass Connections team, Data and Technology for Fact-checking, is finalizing a product that will allow television networks to offer real-time fact checks onscreen when a politician makes a questionable claim during a speech or debate.

January 11, 2019
Triangle Business Journal

A new Bass Connections team will focus on the engineering development, quality control, refinement and business and regulatory strategy of the Duke Smart Toilet platform.

January 3, 2019
WNCU, The Measure of Everyday Life

Bass Connections team leader Walter Sinnott-Armstrong discusses his team’s research on questions to reduce political polarization by increasing humility, empathy and openness.

December 19, 2018

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong leads a Bass Connections team on polarization. He discusses the importance of delivering good arguments with patience and respect.

December 5, 2018

David Finn, executive director of, was a guest consultant for the Bass Connections team How Do Cyberattacks Hurt Me?

November 27, 2018
Neiman Lab

Bill Adair, creator of Politifact and leader of a related Bass Connections team, discusses the potential impact of fact-checking during the next US Presidential Election and describes methods that were used during experimentation.

November 19, 2018
Thrive Global

Duke faculty members Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Vincent Conitzer and Jana Schaich Borg explore the topic of their Bass Connections team, Moral Artificial Intelligence.