The always thought-provoking @rishad on the importance of companies considering ROL (Return on Learning) when it comes to the super-charged technological changes that are coming fast #AR#VR#MR#Gaming#Metaverse#Voice
At Google’s I/O conference, the company again stressed the importance of AI. But it also wants to take things slow and is releasing a new app, AI Test Kitchen, to solicit feedback from select users on its latest AI experiments. #AI
Much of search is driven by other human beings. Despite advances in AI, machine learning, and deep learning, “companies can’t rely solely on predictive analytics; that’s why the human element continues to be essential to search.”
A psychiatrist and Harvard Medical faculty member on the gradual erosion of human connection to our digital lives. Today’s young adults have media attention spans significantly closer to those of three-year-olds than to those of adults.
MT @cyberslate Persistence is the problem. Not only should citizens have the right to be forgotten to avoid data doubles and data brokers, all citizens should have the freedom to navigate the internet free from extremist content #disinformation
HT @neilperkin Clicking on the shopping bag icon opens a window where users can browse featured products. They’re also working on a live mobile gaming feature which creators can use to better engage fans.
Snapchatters can now share listings from eBay directly via the Snapchat camera on Android and iOS—following an integration between the application and the ecommerce site. They can share listings in Stories, Snaps.
Publishing’s big burnout is real, and authors have particular challenges to contend with. “We must identify how we are feeling and talk about it, acknowledging that writers at all stages are feeling depleted and disillusioned. We have been through major trauma, and it is ongoing.”
Virginia Republican lawmaker Tim Anderson is suing Barnes and Noble for selling books that promote LGBTQ rights. It is no longer just about banning books in schools—they are now coming for private businesses.
I was surprised that NY, NJ, and PA were listed! MT @PENamerica If you live in the United States, it’s likely that your state legislature or school district has either passed an educational gag order or is considering doing so. Check your state in our Index of Educational Gag Orders, updated weekly.
I am honored! More to come as we establish this new scholarship. “This new annual award strengthens and expands WMG’s longstanding mission to provide financial aid to women with diverse backgrounds pursuing careers in any aspect of publishing or media. Named in tribute to outgoing leaders Julie Blattberg and Kathy Sandler and intended to honor the commitment of all past presidents, the Presidents Emeritae Award is structured to enable WMG to address a situationally specific need or current priorities of our membership.” @JulieBlattberg@WMG_NYC
MT @OneWorldLit We at One World are excited to introduce #ReadAndVote! Every Friday until midterm elections, we’ll be providing you with a curated selection of books to help inform your decisions, as well as voting resources so you can take action! #teamPRH