Posts Tagged ‘twitter‘

Global Futures and Foresights: 2016 Flipboarded Tweet Decks (via GFF)

Everything GFF – The Futures Agency Member’s company Futurist David A. Smith – tweeted in the past 12 months with the articles, reports and papers Global Futures and Foresights referenced in the Tweet embedded in these Flipboard documents: AI & automation Big data & analytics

Cortex: Twitter’s New Artificial Intelligence Group

Twitter is ramping up its artificial intelligence efforts, hunting for experts to fill out a new team called “Cortex.” A couple of recent job postings provide some clues about Twitter’s new Cortex group, which could help the company better personalize its service for its 300

Is it good to be liked by everyone online?

To have something liked online is not as great as having something actually liked. It doesn’t even necessarily mean someone enjoyed it — it might simply mean, “Got it,” or more wanly, “This provoked some kind of feeling, however minor.” Will it become so common

Living at Internet Speed

By Tim Cole In “Behind the Looking Glass”, Lewis Carrol’s charming little book for children of all ages, the Red Queen takes Alice by the hand and pulls her away, running hard until the little girl is tired out and has to stop to catch

Twitter Releases Tweets to Scientists

emergentfutures: Twitter to Release All Tweets to Scientists A trove of billions of tweets will be a research boon and an ethical dilemma Until now, most interested scientists have been working with a limited number of tweets. Although a majority of tweets are public, if

Home Tweet Home: A House with Its Own Voice on Twitter

As weird as a Twitter-enabled house might seem, it offers a glimpse of the future. As interest grows in the “Internet of things”—the idea of adding network connectivity to all sorts of normal objects—everything from desk lamps to ovens may soon come Internet-ready. Read more:

WhatsApp is bigger than Twitter

Link: WhatsApp is bigger than Twitter courtenaybird: According to WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum, the service now has more than 200-million users, making it a larger overall network than Twitter. Moreover, it is being employed heavily by those users, with 8 billion inbound and 12 billion

Good piece on Twitter and its future role in media (via Reuters)

Link: Good piece on Twitter and its future role in media (via Reuters) But last week, in the wake of the Boston bombings, some of those who previously viewed Twitter as an indispensable news source began turning against the service upon discovering that the wisdom

roomthily: Where does my tweet go?