Archive for “November, 2018”

THE FUTURE OF READING

This is Future Forward

Special episode: The Future of Reading… Are the Internet, social media, and video creating a nation of illiterates? Or is it the opposite?
Before the future, a look at the present… and it’s a pretty big story in our opinion, so we’re devoting a few minutes at the top, to the subject of what exactly is going on at Facebook. We’re big readers, but the time has come to watch, and to listen — to us.

HAS FACEBOOK LOST ITS WAY?


https://www.npr.org/2018/11/16/668508612/facebook-underfire-for-allegedly-hiring-a-republican-public-relations-team
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/11/facebooks-sheryl-sandberg-leaned-we-just-didnt-like-outcome/576046/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2018/11/15/the-moral-and-ethical-rot-at-mark-zuckerberg-and-sheryl-sandbergs-facebook/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.2ba87c5dc31a

II. THE FUTURE OF READING

-Has the Internet ruined our ability to read anything more than 140 characters?
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/25/skim-reading-new-normal-maryanne-wolf
-Video is Killing Reading: Nine in 10 consumers prefer visual content over text
https://www.inc.com/amy-balliett/this-1-type-of-content-will-dramatically-increase-traffic-to-your-website.html
-Social media is killing reading.
https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/08/21/teens-social-media-study_a_23506393/
-Audio is killing reading. Are Audiobooks As Good For You As Reading? Here’s What Experts Say
http://time.com/5388681/audiobooks-reading-books/
-Hope? Update on MEDIUM: Trying to reinvent the compact between readers and writers in the digital age.
http://studyhall.xyz/blog/2018/6/12/mediums-mess-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-site-that-was-supposed-to-save-journalism

Big Tech Giants Bulk Up on New York City

This week – Big Tech Giants Bulk Up on New York City. Then – is Fake News Now Standard at The White House. And the changing face of urban transit. UberPool and Micro Transit. and more. That’s what we’ve got in store for this week’s Future Forward, I’m Gene De Rose and I’m Steve Rosenbaum – let’s launch

Tech Real Estate: NY Bulks Up

Amazon HQ2 may bypass City Council to settle in Long Island City
https://ny.curbed.com/2018/11/9/18080420/amazon-hq2-long-island-city-rezoning-andrew-cuomo

What to Expect When Amazon Arrives in Long Island City
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/11/what-to-expect-when-amazon-lands-in-long-island-city.html

Google Is Said to Be Shopping for More Real Estate in New York
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/11/what-to-expect-when-amazon-lands-in-long-island-city.html

White House and Face News:

– Jim Acosta Fake Video

White House shares manipulated Infowars video to justify CNN press ban

Jim Acosta: White House shares apparently doctored video posted by conspiracy site InfoWars to justify suspending CNN reporter’s press pass
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/jim-acosta-trump-cnn-press-conference-pass-white-house-infowars-sarah-sanders-a8623441.html

Sarah Sanders Defends Tweeting Video Of Jim Acosta Incident Amid Claims Clip Was Doctored
Sarah Sanders Defends Tweeting Video Of Jim Acosta Incident Amid Claims Clip Was Doctored – Update

The Future of Urban Traffic. Parking, Micro-Transit, and Uber, and Driverlesss Cars.

Uber Pool

CITIES AND MICROTRANSIT

How issues of microtransit, congestion and parking are closing in on cities

Uber offers up Ride Pass monthly subscription service for discounted rates on rides
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2018/10/31/uber-ride-pass-2018-monthly-subscription-discount-flat-rates/1830339002/

Humanizing Apple News

This week – Google Employees walk out world wide. Then, the battle between Bumble, Match and Tinder gets ugly and Apple news, doubles down on Politics – and Humans. That’s Future Forward for this week I’m Gene DeRose and I’m Steve Rosenbaum let’s launch.

SR: This week – Google Employees walk out world wide.
GD – Then, the battle between Bumbble and Match and Tinder gets ugly
SR: and Apple news, doubles down on Politics – and Humans
GD that’s Future Forward for this week I’m Gene DeRose
SR and I’m Steve Rosenbaum let’s launch –

SR: This week – Google Employees walk out world wide.
GD – Then, the battle between Bubble and Match battle gets ugly
SR: and Apple news, doubles down on Politics – and Humans
GD that’s Future Forward for this week I’m Gene DeRose
sR and I’m Steve Rosenbaum let’s launch –

The Google Walkout – What it means:

Google walkout organizer: ‘I hope I still have a career in Silicon Valley after this’

Google walkout organizer: ‘I hope I still have a career in Silicon Valley after this’

Google employees worldwide walk out over allegations of sexual harassment, inequality within company
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/11/01/google-employees-worldwide-begin-walkout-over-allegations-sexual-harassment-inequality-within-company/?utm_term=.3a8b1646593f

WHY THE GOOGLE WALKOUT COULD BE A TURNING POINT FOR TECH
https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/11/why-the-google-walkout-could-be-a-turning-point-for-tech

Battles in Dating Land:

Tinder and Bumble Are Seriously at War

Bumble drops its $400M lawsuit against Match, but this battle isn’t over

Bumble drops its $400M lawsuit against Match, but this battle isn’t over

Apple News Gets Real

Apple News’s Radical Approach: Humans Over Machines

Apple News will launch real-time election results section on November 6

Apple News will launch a real-time election results hub on November 6