Posts Categorized: Culture

IBM Connects With Japan’s Softbank

January 7, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Community, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Game, Interaction, Participation, Remix Culture, Social Media, Technology, Uncategorized, Video

IBM announced a short time ago at CES 2016 that the company is also working with Japan’s Softbank on the development of Pepper, its new robot that is now starting to ship outside of Japan for the first time. Watson-powered Pepper will draw on a wide range of data sources, from images and text through to social… Read more »

IBM’s Watson Now Powers AI For Under Armour

January 7, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Best Practices, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Education, Equipment, Fashion, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, History, Interaction, iOS, iPad, Journalist, LG, Monetization, Music, New Media, Panel, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social Video, Sports, Technology, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality

Today at CES, IBM CEO Ginny Rometty unveiled strategic partnerships with sportswear maker Under Armour, Softbank Robotics’ Pepper and more, which are using Watson’s machine learning algorithms and AI to run intelligent and more personalized apps and other services.  Under Armour says that it will use Watson in its fitness and health apps. A new version of its Record app… Read more »

This Just In…Turntables Are Back..

January 6, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Equipment, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Music, New Media, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video

This just in…turntables are making a comeback…and with a vengeance. For more than a few years, vinyl, has been steadily increasing in sales causing throwback turntables to re-emerge into the marketplace as modern audiophile models.  Although with most equipment the look is still somewhat the same, the DJ era has certainly not only re-vitalized a new… Read more »

Activision Buys Major League Gaming to Broaden Role in E-Sports

January 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Comedy, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Ebooks, Education, Equipment, Facebook, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, New York City, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Russia, Science, Search, Second Screen, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Tumblr, Twitter, UFO, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Vine, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi, World Record, YouTube

  “I have a simple vision for this,” Mr. Kotick said in a phone interview. “I want to build the ESPN of video games.” Nick Wingfield, a writer from The New York Times reported that Activision Blizzard, the publisher of Call of Duty and other hit video game franchises, has acquired the assets of Major League… Read more »

CES: Tech’s Annual Conference Starts in 48 Hours..

January 4, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Education, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Hologram, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Large Scale Art Installations, LG, Live Stream, Mashable, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Streamy Awards 2014, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Wall Street Journal, WiFi

CES 2016 which predict the trends in consumer technology for the year ahead (and sometimes, for two years ahead) begins in just two short days. Although many products announced at CES never make it farther than the show floor, ideas such as virtual reality, high-resolution television, and autonomous vehicles all receive major pushes at CES…. Read more »

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Flight Drone Has Chip With Autonomous Navigation

December 31, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Education, Equipment, Festivals, Filmmaking, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panel, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Science, Search, Second Screen, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, Wall Street Journal

Qualcomm’s drone ambitions is ready to demo the gods. Ahead of CES next week, the chipmaker teased features of its Snapdragon Flight drone with autonomous navigation, platform. If you’ll recall, Qualcomm is aiming to do for drones what its done for phones. And that starts with putting camera and communications tech on the same board. Perhaps… Read more »

LinkSquare Connects To Your SmartPhone So You Can Test Your Own Food or Drugs Authenticity

December 30, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Camera Drone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Educaiton, Equipment, Festivals, Follow-up, Gesture Control, History, Home, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, LG, Medical, Mobile, Monetization, Panel, Participation, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Space, Start-Ups, Technology, TED, Twitter, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality

Have you ever wondered if the non-gmo or organic food that you purchased is truly authentic to its package?  Were you always 100 percent sure that the drugs prescribed to you were truly working towards the purpose that it was designed to heal what ails you? How do you really know that the food or medicine… Read more »

Japanese Researchers Are Creating Holograms You Can Touch

December 29, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Audio, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Equipment, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, Live Stream, Monetization, Panorama, Participation, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Social Change, Space, Start-Ups, Technology, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control

Imagine reaching out and physically shaking someone’s holographic hand when you’re Skyping them for the first time. Or how about giving a hologram version of a friend you’re chatting with a hug while you’re in two different countries? Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo’s Department of Complexity Science and Engineering (DCSE) are aiming to make… Read more »

WORLD’S FIRST” ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT AD IS A TEST OF AUTOMATED CREATIVITY

December 28, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Equipment, Facebook, Fashion, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gigapixel, Large Scale Art Installations, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Transportation, Uncategorized, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi

M&C Saatchi has developed an outdoor campaign which “evolves” unique ads based on its audience’s reactions, which makes it the world’s first artificial intelligence poster campaign.  The company is experimenting with advertising by algorithm.  The project, now underway, launched with around 1,000 different images and other variable creative components served randomly to passers-by before the self-selection… Read more »

Littlstar launches virtual reality app into the Apple TV app store

December 24, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Equipment, Filmmaking, Game, Google, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Technology, Television, Tumblr, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi, YouTube

Talking New Media quoted that virtual reality company, Littlstar the premier global network dedicated to virtual reality and 360 video, today announced the launch of its Apple TV app, free for iOS and the Apple TV.  The app, which is the first to bring immersive content to the new Apple TV platform, gives users access to a wide range… Read more »