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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Open Road Integrated Media’s Data and Tech Marketing System Can Double Sales

Publishing partners pay no out-of-pocket fees for the company’s “white-glove” service. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The forgotten tech company that tried to sway the election — in 1960

The Simulmatics Corporation also sought to predict riots and influence Vietnam, Jill Lepore writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-13 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Life bends over backwards for 'innovative' yoga title

Penguin Life has bought a debut non-fiction book by yoga therapist and founder of True Yoga, Colin Dunsmuir, with a foreword by Cara Delevingne. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 18:19:01 UTC ]
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Google applies its AI tech to reporting with 'Journalist Studio' tools

Since introducing the Google News Initiative in 2018, the company has used the $300 million journalism project to fight disinformation and help publishers make money. Now, Google is also investing in journalism-specific software with Journalist Studi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-14 11:00:47 UTC ]
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AI to benefit academic publishers the most, says PA report

A report compiled by the Publishers Association has found that one in six publishers think Artificial Intelligence will bring about "significant" change for the industry, with academic publishers set to benefit the most. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 21:50:35 UTC ]
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Grothaus to probe deepfakes tech for Hodder Studio

Hodder Studio has signed an investigative work on deepfakes by journalist and author Michael Grothaus, along with a six-part accompanying podcast. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 05:34:01 UTC ]
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Black Lumascape Compiles All Black-Owned Ad-Tech Firms in a Continuously Updating Chart

As the founder and CEO of digital media investment bank Luma Partners LLC, Terence Kawaja is a problem solver by nature. But earlier this summer, as Kawaja watched his news feed, he found himself hearing about problems that left him at a loss. He read about the killing of George Floyd and police... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-03 12:30:00 UTC ]
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Charting Fox News’s slide from serious news outlet to ‘state media’

CNN’s Brian Stelter contends that Fox aids Trump in manipulating the truth and the public. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-25 15:43:28 UTC ]
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Why alternative asset managers need a tech-enabled command center

Have you ever noticed how many scenes in science fiction and military movies take place in a command center? Whether it’s a fictional character like Captain Kirk aboard the USS Enterprise or a real-life crisis unfolding in the White House situation room, the command center plays a critical role... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-08-03 07:00:00 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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'Invest money in podcasts to reap greatest benefits,' publishers told

Publishers have been urged to put their money where their mics are when it comes to podcasting, to reap the most benefits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 19:05:22 UTC ]
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UK’s National Literary Trust Research Finds Benefits of Audiobooks for Kids

A report commissioned by the Publishers Association says that during the COVID-19 lockdown, UK children listened to audiobooks, arguing to end their VAT. The post UK’s National Literary Trust Research Finds Benefits of Audiobooks for Kids appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-06 15:29:18 UTC ]
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Sale of Book-Themed Masks to Benefit Binc

The ABA and Out of Print have collaborated on a new line of book-themed face masks. A portion of each sale will be donated to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 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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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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