Tag: cloud

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week’s RJI Futures Lab explores tools that make it easier to turn text into video, to create multimedia explanations and to create digital magazines. PART 1: Turning text into video with Guide Miami-based tech startup Guide originally offered a system of digital news avatars that could read text on the Web. […] more »

by Jen Schradie

The utopian hype over Big Data is being critiqued on many fronts. After all, it isn’t that new. The Romans and the Nazis amassed huge amounts of data on their populations. And then, of course, there is the creepy, Big Brother aspect. However, one problem no one seems to be talking about is that Big Data is […] more »

by Corbin Hiar

Social Media content on MediaShift is sponsored by the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships, a program offering innovative and entrepreneurial journalists the resources of Stanford University and Silicon Valley. Learn more here. Like many people this holiday season, the couple in the Microsoft ad below was stranded in an airport. With their plane delayed, the […] more »