Category: Intelligent Future

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 10-17

Pokémon Go releases Generation II Pokémon The Pokémon Go team  has announced a new generation for the first time since it’s initial launch in July 2016. Trainers, over 80 more Pokémon and new features are here! https://t.co/7hUwB1wVBAhttps://t.co/9gVfrwaemA — Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) February 16, 2017 Summary of what was announced: Additional Pokémon, New Evolutions, New Encounter Gameplay, New Berries, New Avatars...

Making Distributed Content Work In News

Many companies like Facebook and Snapchat are asking the media to forgo their websites and and publish directly to their platforms. Each of the panelist briefly talked about their companies and some of the opportunities and challenges of distributed content. Kim Bui, Deputy Managing Editor at reported.ly, talks about where the team is dispersed throughout the...

Nonstop Connectivity: Striving for Ubiquity

In the past, getting on a plane was a short getaway from the digital world. For a few hours, you were able to not have to focus on answering emails. But in today’s world, we get upset when we get on planes that don’t have access to wifi. This plugged in mentality has affected how...

Wikipedia: Beyond the Encyclopedia

The atmosphere at Wikipedia: Beyond the Encyclopedia was lighthearted and warm as Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist of Canva, sat down to interview Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia. Wikipedia, the love it or hate it free-access, free-content Internet encyclopedia, was born out of the idea that great software was leading to an incredible explosion of creativity on the web. The ability to...

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 22-26

Apple Making it Even Harder to Hack iPhones After last week’s recent events with Apple and the FBI, Apple engineers have started developing new security measures that will make it impossible for the government to break into a locked iPhone. “What’s at stake here is, can the government compel Apple to write software that we believe...

Preview: How Data Is Impacting the Rise of Music Festivals

Music festivals have become one of, if not the leading source of upward mobility for bands and musicians in the digital age. It’s no surprise that data can impact business decisions at every level, and it follows that data is impacting the rise of music festivals. But how exactly? This panel will explain how the...