technological skills

technological skills

The media has two tribes, but there's only one winner

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While humanities graduates squabble over dwindling media jobs, those with technological skills hold the controls to creativityIn the beginning was the word. And it was spoken. It's an easy technology to master, speaking. Then it was written: memories shrank and trees were felled. Then printed - simple enough, if messy....
The media has two tribes, but there's only one winner

DailyDirt: Fake People

www.techdirt.com
The uncanny valley refers to the creepy-looking appearance that many computer-generated people have when their virtual features don't quite seem as natural as the real thing. But as technology improves, virtual people are starting to look more natural and less like zombies. Here are just a few examples of some...
DailyDirt: Fake People

DailyDirt: Fake People

www.techdirt.com
The uncanny valley refers to the creepy-looking appearance that many computer-generated people have when their virtual features don't quite seem as natural as the real thing. But as technology improves, virtual people are starting to look more natural and less like zombies. Here are just a few examples of some...
DailyDirt: Fake People

Apple's in-app game charges: how my kids ran up huge bills

www.guardian.co.uk
My children may not have cost their parents £3,700 like one family - but why does the tech giant make it so easy for kids to buy add-ons?What sort of parent allows their child to spend thousands of pounds on virtual gems? How many of us read of Doug Crossan's...
Apple's in-app game charges: how my kids ran up huge bills

Amazon's impact dissected in new Financial Times series

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Jeff Bezos Amazon.com is no stranger to multi-part newspaper stories, but the Financial Times does a particularly good job of putting the Seattle company in perspective and explaining its economic impact — positive and negative — in a series of articles running this week. This overview piece is a must-read for...
Amazon's impact dissected in new Financial Times series
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