Month: June 2016

  • Stay Informed with SmartNews

    Facebook We are not in the business of picking which issues the world should read about. SmartNews Our mission is to discover and deliver quality stories to the world. It helps to be aligned with your partners.

  • AI is only human

    AI is only human

    I’m so glad that The New York Times ran this op-ed (Artificial Intelligence’s White Guy Problem) about the inherent biases in Artificial Intelligence algorithms. Popular culture and much media coverage of AI tends to mysticize how it works, neglecting to point out that any machine learning algorithm is only going to be as good as the…

  • Bounce Rates on News Sites

    Bounce Rates on News Sites

    I was asked by someone about typical bounce rates on news sites. Keeping with my rule that an email response sent to more than a few people is better served if it lives out on the web where it can be discovered and referred to with a link rather than locked away in an email…

  • I am a thought leader

    Sometimes the message is just the medium. This talk by Pat Kelly of This is That of CBC in Canada pokes fun at the TED talk conference series which takes place in Vancouver every year. Everything you need to know about how to look smart without really saying anything.