Category: Tech Trends

24 Sep 2018

Spotify’s direct distribution deals: What do artists get paid?

 Excerpt via Music Business Worldwide BY TIM INGHAM SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 Spotify got the entire music business talking last week with the news that it has started offering artists the opportunity to directly distribute their material on the platform – without the requirement for a third-party aggregator or record label. The skinny: Spotify’s Kene Anoliefo […]

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23 Sep 2018

#CannabisCulture: Marijuana Stocks Are the New Bitcoin

Excerpt via Barrons By Bill Alpert Updated Sept. 21, 2018 Marijuana stocks had a short strange trip this week. Led by Tilray,the U.S.-listed grower that just went public in July, the shares of Canada’s pot producers skyrocketed by Wednesday, then gave most of their gains back. Tilray opened the week at $117, for example, hit […]

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05 Jun 2018

#Cryptocurrency: Everything You Need To Know

What is cryptocurrency: 21st-century unicorn – or the money of the future?

This introduction explains the most important thing about cryptocurrencies. After you‘ve read it, you‘ll know more about it than most other humans.

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16 May 2018

TOP 5 Tech Trends in Education

Tech and Education By Emily Watts Most recent tech trends in education appear to make the learning process more interesting and accessible to students. In this article, we are going to talk about educational tech trends that can simplify students’ life. 1. Video content is a must-have Vast majority of people perceives visual information more […]

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01 May 2018

This Is Your Brain On VR

An evolving body of science suggests that VR immersion and interaction fires up your brain in ways a big-screen movie or a book can’t. That’s allowing studios like Baobab to drive the art of storytelling.

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24 Mar 2018

How to See What Data Facebook and Google Have About You

Excerpt via nymag.com By Madison Malone Kircher Have Silicon Valley’s biggest companies become too powerful? This series examines monopoly and power in the tech industry — and what, if anything, can be done. Facebook knows I wear glasses. I mean, it knows exactly what I look like, and can easily identify me in photos. It’s pretty sure […]

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12 Jan 2018

Top 5 Trends That Mattered at CES 2018

Excerpt via CNET Wall-sized TVs. Connected everything. Smart mirrors. Autonomous electric vehicles. The world’s thinnest laptop. Here are the Top 5 Trends that  mattered at CES 2018: 1. Smart home rising: More assistants and ‘AI’ everywhere CES 2017 was all about the rise of Alexa. This year Google came ready to fight back: Its Google […]

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09 Oct 2017

Snapchat x Jeff Koons Collaborate on Augmented Reality Art Project, Immediately See Backlash

Earlier this week, Snapchat launched a new augmented reality art exhibiting feature as part of a collaboration with the artist Jeff Koons. ART, as it’s called, will plaster the digital artwork and sculptures of artists into geo-tagged physical locations across the world that viewers can see as a Lens inside the Snapchat app. There has already been […]

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10 Aug 2017

#Mirage: New Augmented Reality App Injects the Internet Into Real Life

Excerpt via Wired PETER RUBIN 08.08.17 WHEN RYAN STAAKE and Patrick Piemonte first worked together, they helped you get around: Both were interface designers at Apple, with Piemonte working specifically on the iPhone’s map technology. Now, nearly a decade later, the two are working together again—but this time, instead of helping you get around, they want […]

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16 Jun 2017

Delivering Farm-Fresh Produce, With a Side of Weed

In nearly every state, you can sign up for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and get fresh veggies delivered to your doorstep. The kale and cucumbers that come in those weekly cardboard boxes support hard-working local farmers and are often cheaper than the organic grocery aisle. But soon those wholesome snack packs will include a […]

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