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Spotify using Deep Learning to Create the Ultimate Personalised Playlist

Spotify recently introduced Discover Weekly: the best-ever recommendations delivered to users as a weekly mixtape of fresh music. The streaming service will create weekly, personalized playlists based on people’s individual listening patterns. This is a major improvement in the recommendations offered to you by Spotify – something

Flickr is using Deep Learning to auto-tag images

Shortly after unveiling its updates to build bigger and faster neural nets, now Nvidia explains in a blog post how it helped Flickr build its “Magic View” auto-tagging feature that can sort through all of the 11 billion images on its servers.

ESPN and the future of sports

The distributed future of content won’t resemble the model that made ESPN the richest network in the world. Although live sports will command large audiences for a long time, the right home for news and analysis probably won’t look like one site for 100 million

2015: The Year of Findable Data

2015 Internet Trends Report from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers The number of photos uploaded and shared, over five selected platforms, almost quadrupled between 2012 and 2013, and Meeker sees the number of photos uploaded to rise by 600m per day during 2014, from 1.2bn

Keynote slides : The Future of News According to Ross Dawson

Below you will find Ross Dawson’s slides from his opening keynote at the International News Media Association (INMA) World Congress in New York this year. Ross has recently refocused on the future of news and media, and in this presentation he shares the many opportunities

What is the 4th Platform?

The core concept here is that whoever learns fastest, wins, and those with the best platform and ecosystem around it, will have value that can be tapped into more rapidly for sustained strategic benefit. Plus, it will ensure coverage of virtually all of the top

Drones, Wearables & VR to Transform Media

While wearables emerge beyond this, extending to embedded microchips to digitized contact lenses and even clothing, we will likely continue to see the survival of the slightly larger screen for deeper content engagement. Essentially these changes mean we will be able to see more, faster,