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Around 95% answered most questions although the response rates varied between different questions. Additional open-ended questions were asked around key challenges and opportunities. The explosion of information and new platforms makes it harder than ever for journalists to keep up with the news. SamDesk and Dataminr are increasingly deployed in newsrooms to pinpoint and manage breaking news in social networks. These systems increasingly provide alerts based on network analysis and the speed at which content is being spread. Intelligent bots are being integrated within systems like Slack to alert groups of journalists about new developments on a moving story.

  • Over the last two years, an international network of cultural organisations and scholars within Circuits of Practice has been reflecting upon the ways museums narrate computing history.
  • Part of the new institute’s work will be to strengthen these benefits of increased online communication, while minimising its harmful parts.
  • The Coronavirus crisis in particular has led to an avalanche of misinformation, ranging from the ‘danger’ of thermometer guns to rumours that vaccines are adulterated with pork.

A research project that started by automatically generating baseball game recaps has developed more than a decade of research into a company called Narrative Science, with robot reporters writing forecasts for Forbes.com. A question the human reporter might ask when looking the data is ‘who has committed the most serious offence? The journalist might also comb through the list of occupations, looking more closely at a minister, mayor or actor. “Never a dull moment” – exploring journalism careers Tsvetelina Stancheva, second-year BA Journalism student, reports on a visit from the Camden New Journal’s Dan Carrier. London Met students awarded Venice Fellowships The Fellowships are part of an initiative from the British Council, which offer students the opportunity to live and work in Venice during the annual Biennale. London Met professors attend prestigious Data Science International Summer School Professor Vassil Vassilev and Dr Viktor Sowinski-Mydlarz were invited to learn and share at a major industry summer school earlier this July.

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These groups can come up with tools, approaches, and habits that could help people—if they reach them,” he says. “But the reach of a technology center at Harvard University is pretty limited in the overall scope of things.” “Online services are like hydras, if you fix one problem, another one often emerges,” James Mickens, a professor of computer science at Harvard, explains in a statement. “We’ve definitely seen that, and we haven’t figured out how to maximise the good and minimise the bad. That’s what I think of when I hear ‘reboot social media’.” Part of the new institute’s work will be to strengthen these benefits of increased online communication, while minimising its harmful parts.

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Since people are already accustomed to reading digital versions, and some appreciate the lack of advertising, they will pay a subscription fee just as they pay for books. Few will pay hundreds of dollars for an e-reader with saliraganar.com access to only one newspaper, so newspapers will have to work out a split of revenues with the e-reader seller. But ultimately, people may read more newspapers and magazines simply because the platform is so convenient.

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Fingerprint readers on smartphones kick-started mainstream adoption of biometric security. Now these technologies are coming to computers with the Touch ID on the MacBook Pro and facial recognition available on PCs with Windows Hello and the appropriate 3D imaging cameras. In the future we’ll be able to log on to any website or app by just looking at the screen, confining those irritatingly forgettable passwords to history. AI may help journalists but also open up the possibility of automated content farms and make the problem of fake news even worse.

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