Be wary of 'sexy' tech such as AI and VR, says Tribe

Educational publishers should be focusing on technology that can actively help improve teaching and learning, Hodder Education m.d Liz Tribe has told The Bookseller's FutureBook conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wary of Trump, ALA Joins Coalition Advocating Key Tech Principles

The document urges Trump to pursue “policies that respect the principles that have allowed the internet to become what it is today." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out high-tech ad registry with a low-tech twist

Facebook is rolling out its Canadian political ad registry today with a low-tech twist — a bid to prevent people based outside of Canada from running ads in the upcoming federal election. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-06-10 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits

"I find that many new technologies are actually far less efficient than the tools they attempt to replace," said Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp’s Stephanie Layser Is Tired of Big Tech Bullying

Covid-19 has hit publishers especially hard, from lost revenue due to keyword blocking and changing consumer news preferences. News Corp has been deeply affected, suffering a net loss of $1 billion in the third quarter of 2020. Stephanie Layser, vp of advertising technology at News Corp, spoke... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-15 19:21:32 UTC ]
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Outstanding Voices: Derek Barnes on his lifelong effort to diversify tech by example

"At the end of the day, if you’re not at the table, you’re usually on the menu," Barnes said. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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What to buy your dad who's hopelessly low-tech

My dad once downloaded an e-book in French. (He speaks Brooklyn English.) Another time he texted saying he needed help immediately. He’s fallen and he can’t get up, I thought. Turns out, he needed help purchasing a gift basket through Amazon Prime. I... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-01 12:00:20 UTC ]
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New Tech, Fewer Reporters: Challenges Facing South Asian Newsrooms Post-COVID

Editors from several South Asian news publishers including The Quint (India), The Hindu (India), Times of India (India) and The Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-26 18:00:38 UTC ]
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A Shout-Out to Tech from the Book Biz

Bill Kasdorf wants to thank the tech industry for helping publishing get through the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Statement: Ad Tech Companies: Stop Journalism-Harming Keyword Blocking Practices

The News Media Alliance and Digital Content Next call on digital advertisers and digital advertising companies to stop using keyword Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-03 21:38:18 UTC ]
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Independent and Profitable, Digital Trends Aims to Redefine Tech Media

Asked whether, back in 2006, he could have possibly envisioned that the tech review blog he co-founded, using rented office space above an Oregon furniture store, would one day grow into a profitable digital media enterprise spanning three offices on two coasts and attracting talent from the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-31 17:01:10 UTC ]
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Challenger Brands Have More Options as Demand for Digital Content in the Tech Age Grows

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the leading cheerleader for American business owners large and small, remains hopeful that U.S. businesses will emerge from the coronavirus crisis battered and bruised, but not broken. "It's too early to determine the long-term impact on supply chains,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-27 14:55:42 UTC ]
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Color Space is a VR coloring book to help you relax

Let's face it: with the COVID-19 pandemic creating chaos, you're probably looking for something, anything to shut out the outside world and help you relax. Thankfully, you might have an option if you happen to have an Oculus VR headset. Lighthaus h... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-03-21 03:27:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More

Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States. The post Coronavirus: Sharjah’s World Book Capital Ceremony, Tech Forum, and More appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 14:12:55 UTC ]
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Q&A: How AI Is Expected to Have a $19 Trillion Economic Impact by 2035

Artificial intelligence is expected to create more value for global businesses than the current worth of the entire United States economy over the next 15 years. That figure--$19.2 trillion--comes from an economic model commissioned for a new book called The AI Age by Adam Riccoboni, managing... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-11 21:34:01 UTC ]
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The Rise of AI-Capitalism: An Interview with Nick Dyer-Witheford

LAST MONTH MARKED 20 years since the publication of a strange, prescient book called Cyber-Marx — a steampunky title which betrays the rigor of its analysis. By historicizing the technologically juiced metabolism of turn-of-the-century capitalism, Nick Dyer-Witheford sought to revivify Karl Marx... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-11 17:00:22 UTC ]
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Sports Publisher Minute Media Makes Half Its Revenue from Licensing Tech

Many digital publishers looking for alternative revenue streams to advertising turn to subscriptions and commerce. But Minute mMedia, home to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-03 18:30:12 UTC ]
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TBJ Plus: Canes to honor zamboni driver/goalie; Epic Games tech behind Disney's Mandalorian; NC near top on Amazon list

EPIC IS THE WAY: "The Mandalorian" has proven to be a big hit for Disney and its streaming service, Disney+ – and a Cary company helps make the magic come to life on the screen. Epic Games is helping Lucasfilm produce what design, tech and science fiction site Gizmodo called "real-time digital... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-02-24 18:26:44 UTC ]
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Publishers Bullish on Talent, Tech and Growth in 2020

2020 is underway. Budgets have been established. Strategies have been mapped. And now publishers are pushing forward on what most of them tell us will be a good year for an industry that’s had its share of ups and downs over the past decade. As the sector continues to diversify and transform at... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-30 17:09:36 UTC ]
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'Uncanny Valley' and the Meaninglessness of Writing About Tech

Anna Wiener's memoir about her four-plus years working in startups never resolves the self-contradictions of her industry, city, or existence. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-01-13 23:50:00 UTC ]
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