AI Making Waves In News And Journalism

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Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes on the future of AI in news and journalism. However, the journalism industry as a whole is highly dependent on technology. Artificial Intelligence AI artificial intelligence forbes journalism machine learning news ronald schmelzer use case

Journal of Irreproducible Results

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Ironically now, most science journals should have this subtitle

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Senators Ask FDA and FTC to Investigate After Juul Bought Its Way Into an Academic Journal

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Last month, the e-cigarette giant Juul bought out an entire issue of a major scientific journal, which dedicated a month’s coverage to pro-vaping studies that were funded solely by the company.

How Data Journalism is Impacting the Industry

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Though it may not be obvious to the average person, the journalism industry is undergoing a transformative change, one that could very well revolutionize the business in exciting ways. Data has, of course, always been a part of journalism, especially when it came to in-depth reporting. Data journalism has arrived, and its overall impact on the industry will be something to keep a close eye on over the next few years. The promise behind data journalism is immense.

Journal Retracts Terrible Study That Claimed Widespread Covid-19 Vaccine Deaths

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This past week, several well-respected researchers have resigned from their involvement in the journal that published the paper, which argued that vaccines are… Read more.

Microsoft’s pen-first notetaking app Journal graduates from a Garage project into a fully supported app

The Verge

Microsoft has elevated its Garage project Journal, a notetaking app designed for styluses and pens, into a full-fledged product now called Microsoft Journal, the company announced Tuesday. A screenshot from Microsoft Journal. Image by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Editor-in-Chief of Top Medical Journal Steps Down Over Podcast That Downplayed Racism

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Howard Bauchner, the editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association—one of the foremost publishers in the scientific world—is stepping down at the end of the month, following recent controversy over how the journal and one of its editors dismissed the issue of racism in medicine.

Scrum Transition Journal: Grooming Woes Part 3

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Behind the scenes, out of view from the rest of the scrum team, the product owner is busily slaving away to get stories ready for a sprint. It's a lot of work that not a lot of people get to see. We call it "grooming the backlog". I've already written about ranking and prioritizing as well as how stories tend to multiply and generally complicate the whole

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Scrum Transition Journal: Grooming Woes Part 2

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As my organization transitions farther into the process of adopting agile scrum for our software development, I'm learning more and more about what keeps a Product Owner busy! Yesterday I wrote about grooming the backlog and prioritizing all the stories. But there's a big piece that I missed. Stories tend to multiply. So at any given

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Scrum Transition Journal: Grooming Woes Part 1

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I've been writing about the process of shifting from a "semi'-agile" development model into a more formal scrum process. I'm a product manager/product owner. So for most people who deal with scrum based methodologies, I think my perspective is a little bit unique. I attend the daily stand up just like everyone else. Of course, anyone who has questions about

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Scrum Transition Journal: This pace is brutal!

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So we’re moving to an Agile scrum process. This is a dream-come-true for the development team. But it’s a decent sized change that is going to take some getting used to. I’m not complaining. But I am painfully aware of some of the impacts on me as a product manager. One of the first things that I have noticed is that the cadence is

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Twitter and Google blocked ads from a medical journal about health and racism

The Verge

The medical journal Health Affairs spent years planning its special issue on health and racism, which it published at the beginning of February. The journal wanted to reach new readers by promoting the issue through targeted advertisements on Twitter and YouTube.

British Medical Journal CDO on using Amazon and Alibaba for its multi-cloud strategy

Computer Weekly

A year on from embracing DevOps and private cloud to help speed up its software development lifecycle, British Medical Journal CDO Sharon Cooper shares an update on how its multi-cloud move is going

Apple is bringing car crash detection to the iPhone, says the Wall Street Journal

The Verge

The current plan is to roll out such a feature next year, according to The Wall Street Journal. “Have you experienced an accident?” | Nilay Patel. Apple is reportedly working on a new iPhone and Apple Watch feature that detects if you’re in a car crash and dials 911 automatically.

Additional Currencies and the Manual Journal

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Accessing the additional currencies is not a straightforward task from the SAPGUI

The implications of the Universal Journal

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I previously wrote how ASUG, their events arm Eventful and SAP have teamed up to produce some important content for the user community around SAP S/4HANA Financials. I'll dive a little deeper in this post regarding the meat of the content

Scrum Transition Journal: Part time is out of luck

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As we round in to the end of our first sprint, I'm learning a really hard lesson. Part time is out of luck. I wish it was otherwise. But I'm finding myself in the vice of multiple number 1 priorities. Agile scrum teams are really designed to be full time commitments for all the parties involved. It works best when everyone

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Interview: British Medical Journal’s CDO talks datacentres, DevOps and desktops

Computer Weekly

BMJ’s chief digital officer explains how the 170-year-old healthcare publication has negotiated several major digital transformation projects since she joined in 2012

Cantwell report warns that Google and Facebook are killing local journalism as CEOs testify at Senate

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The technology industry is pushing local journalism over the edge, according to a new report from the office of Sen. More than 400,000 newsroom employees have been laid off, 60% of the nation’s local journalism jobs, according to the report. Pichai said that Google believes in “raising news across our products because we realize the importance of journalism.” Civic Innovation Antitrust big tech cantwell competition Journalism Politics

The bottom line on journal posting throughput via BDC

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For financial postings Transaction code generally has no impact because the underlying FMs are generally common though enjoy TCodes are marginally slower

In COVID times: the value of keeping journals and leadership for organisational reinvention

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Zanele opened by asking me about my practice of keeping a journal , following up by asking me if this was particularly relevant today. I found that you actually have been keeping a journal since you were very young.

5 Point Guide to Publishing a Research Paper in a STEM Journal

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In the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), academic writing and publishing of papers in a reputed journal emerge as one of the most competitive engagements for many aspirants. Today, innumerable academic STEM publishing journals have surfaced, but simultaneously, the number of applicants has also soared. However, many of the rules that have been passed differ largely from one STEM journal publishing house to another.

Why Should Societies & Associations Publish and Distribute Journals on Digital Platforms?

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Why Do Societies and Associations Publish Journals? Research Societies, Professional Associations or non-profit organizations publish journals with the aim of sharing knowledge and raising funds for supporting their research or services. With the help of a society journal, non-profit organizations can spread awareness and drive research funds to their community. Do the members of your association really need to be provided with a print version of the journal?

Journal Retracts Flawed Study That Claimed to Show Face Masks Harm Kids

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A recent paper that suggested masks may be dangerous for kids to wear has now been retracted.

5 Point Guide to Publishing a Research Paper in a STEM Journal

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In the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), academic writing and publishing of papers in a reputed journal emerges as one of the most competitive engagements for many aspirants. Today, innumerable academic STEM publishing journals have surfaced, but simultaneously, the number of applicants has also soared. However, many of the rules that have been passed differ largely from one STEM journal publishing house to another.

Go read this Wall Street Journal report on Amazon’s obsession with cloning and crushing its rivals

The Verge

Amazon’s near-total e-commerce dominance is now the subject of regulatory scrutiny , and a new investigation from The Wall Street Journal provides an excellent and exhaustive look at how far the tech giant has been willing to go to make its “everything store” live up to the name.

Music videos are the new journalism: learn about fracking!

Trends in the Living Networks

The US public interest news group ProPublica recently teamed up with New York University’s Jay Rosen to create ‘explanatory journalism’ ProPublica has an existing three-year running project reporting on fracking and drinking water contamination. But it is the starting point, the big picture, the tiny bundle of information that gives users the context to appreciate and understand the most challenging and rewarding works of journalism.

How Twitter impacts media and journalism: Five Fundamental Factors

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One of the most interesting issues regarding Twitter is its impact on the media and journalism. The Insight Exchange is running a lunch event Twitter’s Impact on Media & Journalism in Sydney on 23 June which promises to be extremely interesting, with insights from among others Mark Pesce , Renai Lemay , Paul Colgan and Corrie McLeod (click on the names to see pre-event interviews of the speakers by Beth Etling ) as well as in-depth discussion by all participants.

Outsourcing journalism - how far can you take it?

Trends in the Living Networks

Seed.com , AOL's venture in crowdsourced journalism, has just sent out a survey to its contributors, with some very interesting questions, notes Business Insider. We are beginning to discover how far we can take outsourced journalism. Source : Business Insider.

Google used reinforcement learning to design next-gen AI accelerator chips

Venture Beast

In a paper published in the journal Nature, Google detailed its method for creating an AI system capable of designing computer chips. Read More.

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Data-driven journalism, AI ethics, deep fakes, and more – here’s how DN Unlimited ended the year with a bang

Dataconomy

The post Data-driven journalism, AI ethics, deep fakes, and more – here’s how DN Unlimited ended the year with a bang appeared first on Dataconomy.

Narrative Science raises $6m to replace web copywriters with computers. How long until journalism is automated?

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So, to answer the question in the headline, some types of journalism are on the verge of being automated today. However the really worthwhile writing and journalism will probably never be replaced by computers. The internet can be characterized very simply. Billions of people are looking for interesting and useful information, and millions of companies are trying to make money by people finding their content, through search engines and increasingly on social media.

Twitter Deletes Tweets From Russian Propaganda Channels About Shelling of Maternity Hospital

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Washington Business Journal Reports SineWave Ventures Is Launching A $100 Million Fund for Tech WYanev Suissa, formerly a venture capitalist with New Enterprise Associates and a senior investment officer in the Bush and Obama administrations, is launching a new venture firm with a focus on companies doing business with the public sector

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The Washington Business Journal has published an article based on an interview of Yanev Suissa, a former venture fellow with Washington D.C. Find more at Washington Business Journal. By Bob Gourley. based New Enterprise Associates which indicates a new venture firm is being launched with a focus on companies doing business with the public sector.

Ex-Airman Who Leaked Secrets of America's Drone War Gets 45 Months in Prison

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If You’re Reading This, You’re Not Welcome on the Elizabeth Holmes Jury

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How infusing analytics into journalism programs is improving future workforce skills

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A course at the University of Oregon is helping journalism students learn valuable analytics skills Data science isn't just for STEM majors.

Meta's Head of PR Leaves a Company on Fire

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CIA Director: Duh, Of Course, the CIA Is Into Cryptocurrency

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Unprecedented Cyberattacks Are Crippling Russian Government Websites

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AI & Big Data are changing the sports for good

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Artificial Intelligence in sports makes its presence felt in every corner of the world, from post-game analysis to in-game action to fan experience.

How the 2019 Christchurch Massacre Changed Facebook Forever

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Fraud Trial of Theranos Exec (No, the Other One) Delayed Over Covid-19 Scare

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The trial of former Theranos COO Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani has been delayed over concerns that someone previously in the federal courtroom had been a close contact of someone who tested positive for covid-19, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.