While this isn’t necessarily as digital or tech focused as some of the other news out there, the way that digital mediums contributed to the worldwide devastation in the aftermath of the fire at Notre Dame is incredibly noteworthy. When news of the fire broke, I was ironically sitting in my French class talking to… Read More news spreads like fire
Facebook announced that they will (finally) be banning white nationalist and separatist content from their platform. Civil right advocacy groups have be pressuring them to take responsibility for their role in the spread of violent racism online for months, so this measure is long overdue. Facebook’s pushback during this period largely revolved around the idea… Read More it’s about damn time facebook
The medical field has always been immersed in technology so it’s no surprise that it’s partaking in the AI revolution. What’s perhaps a little surprising is how slow it’s been on the uptake. Julia Belluz looked into some current successes and failures in AI in medicine as discussed by Eric Topol, author of Deep Medicineto… Read More robot doctors
There’s been a lot of talk in the abstract about how smartphones are poisoning children’s minds and creating a lazy generation that’s used to having the world at its fingertips, but it’s unclear how much of that is really true. According to an article by Brian Resnick at Vox, in order to truly find out… Read More is it smart to have smartphones?
I chose to follow Vox for this class because it’s probably my favorite news source and they produce a lot of different kinds of content that I think would be interesting to explore in relation to media. In addition to writing quality traditional articles in all the typical categories, they also have “explainers” that break… Read More sports tech for superbowl sunday