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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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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In the Field: Stopping the Covid Slide

Suzanne Tonini, collection development supervisor for Denver Public Schools, shares how her the city’s public schools and libraries are continuing to meet students’ educational needs amid the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 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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Comic Creators Unite to Benefit Stores

A large group of comic book creators will be using Twitter to auction books, art and more to benefit stores upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-14 13:49:17 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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‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact pay and benefits cuts to stanch the bleeding

Several publishers have begun announcing their pay cuts and furlough plans as ad revenue continues drying up. Seeing patterns from previous recessions, former media execs explain why these cost controls are only temporary fixes. The post ‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-03-31 04:01:00 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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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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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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3 Creative Ways to Benefit the Bottom Line Beyond Advertising Revenue

Ever-changing external landscapes present both threats and opportunities for media firms. Shifting marketing budgets and the proliferation of free content challenge publishers that rely on advertising and paid subscriptions. Yet the industry is not cowering: the results of Folio:’s 2020... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-18 15:48:16 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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The paltry price paid for Unruly rattles the consolidating ad tech market

The $19 million shelled out for the Unruly transaction represents a sharp haircut from the $90 million upfront cash price News Corp paid for the company a little over four years ago. The post The paltry price paid for Unruly rattles the consolidating ad tech market appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-07 05:00:57 UTC ]
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‘Uncanny Valley’ charts a tech pilgrim’s progress

In her extraordinary new book, “Uncanny Valley,” Anna Wiener recounts what made her, a 25-year-old woman with an “affectedly analog” life in New York City, abandon her job at a literary agency in 2013 to work for tech startups, and what eventually — five years later — made her leave the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-01-03 21:41:30 UTC ]
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A Tech Insider Stylishly Chronicles Her Industry’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Anna Wiener’s memoir captures the dreams, delusions and general absurdity of Silicon Valley in indelible detail. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:08 UTC ]
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