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A woman sits in a Las Vegas Monorail car with a Google ad prior to the CES 2018 on January 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
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As top executives from Twitter and Facebook (and maybe Google?) get ready testify for Congress on fake account and election interference, tweets from President Trump have steered the conversation to questions of anti-conservative bias on these companies' platforms. One of the President's particular claims - that search results are skewed against right-wing content - doesn't pass muster, says mathematician Cathy O’Neil. But there is something to what he's saying, as Cathy tells Make Me Smart, and writes this week in Bloomberg. Plus, we hear from you, including a listener answer to the Make Me Smart question more than a year in the making!

By the way, you might have seen that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won't seek reelection. It's a good time to revisit our (slightly contentious) interview. 

This episode is brought to you by WGU, Schwab and the new podcast "Household Name."

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