Instagram has a new feature to filter out hateful comments. The tool uses a type of artificial intelligence called machine learning. A group of about 20 people is now teaching the program what are considered mean or inappropriate posts. CBS News contributor and Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson sat down with Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom for "CBSN: On Assignment." Watch the full report Monday, Aug. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and CBSN.
It's been referred to as "the Super Bowl of the sky" - the total solar eclipse on August 21 that will allow people across the continental United States to witness a rare and spectacular celestial event. Martha Teichner meets with retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak (known as "Mr. Eclipse") and with other "umbraphiles" whose love of eclipses outshines all else.
For safety reasons, Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled a meeting meant to address a controversial memo. The 10-page document written by former employee James Damore criticized the tech giant's diversity initiatives. Pichai said the company needs to "step back and create a better set of conditions for us to have the discussion." Megan Smith, former vice president at Google and U.S. chief technology officer under President Obama, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss discrimination in the tech industry.