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Technically Incorrect: New app Contempo lets you swipe left for the liberal version of the news and right for the more conservative version. It has the support of Rock The Vote.

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.

Perhaps you're not familiar with the right side of life.


There's no middle ground anymore.

You're either for something, against it or you're a millennial who still hasn't got over the fact that there will never be a President Bernie.

This inspired Sal Arora, CEO of startup Aleya Labs, to create an app that tries to bring the two sides onto once screen.

It's called Contempo and the idea behind it is as blessedly simple as it is monstrously hopeful.

The idea is that you have a home screen that has two tabs: Left Buzz and Right Buzz.

Swipe left and you get the so-called liberal version of the news. Swipe right and you get the so-called conservative version.

I say "so-called" because I rarely find so-called liberals liberal or so-called conservatives actually conserving anything.

The news items are selected by Contempo's proprietary algorithm. You're nobody unless you've got your own algorithm these days.

Arora told me he was moved to this idealistic venture by a Pew report that suggested the two sides simply function in entirely separate worlds.

The report said that extremists on either side -- who are only 20 percent of the electorate -- hold a disproportionate influence on the political process.

So, Arora told me, Contempo is "a great tool for the majority in the middle giving them one-click access to the two streams of thoughts defining much of our politics."

Arora allowed me to play with the app for a couple of days. It looks a little like Apple News. Which isn't necessarily a compliment.

However, as you swipe right and right, you see the radical emotional differences between the two visions of the same events.

Swipe right and Hillary Clinton is a corrupt, greedy liar who's about to die.

Swipe left and Donald Trump's head is about to explode due to his incipient madness and the vile inconsistencies that emerge from his brain without the interruption of cogitation.

The app has already received the support of Rock The Vote, which believes that voters should see how both sides think.

If they think at all, that is.

Not everyone agrees that news consumption is so polarized. A new study from New York University suggests that most people get their news from relatively centrist sources.

Indeed, the two most common outlets among these 1,400 adults respondents were and

It's worth, though, just peeking occasionally at both sides, if only to see how the news is being framed.

It might save you from having to watch the twisted, nasty debacle that the presidential debates are likely to be.