Category: Media

Connecting with the New Generations of Customers

Jose Luis Orihuela, Universidad de Navarra

 The digital presence of companies is no longer enough, the market has changed again and now it´s time to adopt the form of the network. Ubiquitous connectivity, mobile access and online social experience shape the new communication environment of consumers. The trends, anticipated by The Cluetrain Manifesto in 1999, constitute today’s scenario. Continue reading “Connecting with the New Generations of Customers”

5 Reasons Why I Believe AI can Have Mental Illness?

Shirin Anlen, MIT Open Documentary Lab

I am not a Machine Learning coder. I think about AI as a social phenomena rather than a technical one, and see algorithms as a means to reflect on ourselves and how we make sense of the world. Humans have long been trying to reproduce themselves and create consciousness in machines, which leads to one of the most existential questions — what makes a self?

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How will the Blockchain Transform Digital Media?

Yonatan Sela, YouNow

 As the blockchain space continues to evolve, its growing impact across multiple industries is becoming increasingly apparent. Just like the internet impacted different verticals over time, we expect to see blockchain impact different aspects of our lives in a myriad of ways. Digital media will be among the first to evolve, because it needs to.

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The Only Job a Robot Couldn’t Do

Daniel Carter, Assistant Professor of Digital Media

About 8 percent of U.S. adults earn money by doing contract work through so-called “gig economy” employers like Uber, Favor, or Amazon Mechanical Turk, according to the Pew Research Center; if the trend continues, one-third of Americans will support themselves this way by 2027.

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