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“News on smart speakers is not living up to the promise of what it could be.”
People are still much more likely to use smart speakers for music and weather than news. But that could change as news organizations design news briefings specifically for the speakers.
“Ultimately, this digitalization will equip Times journalists with useful tools to make it easier to tell even more visual stories.”
There seems to be some momentum among those with deep pockets to address the local news crisis. But if that money appears, where should it be directed?
Without a News Feed to scroll through, more people head directly to news sites for their information fix.
Plus: A woman-oriented fact-checking initiative, and possible problems with California’s media literacy bill.
When we integrate things from the external environment into our thinking processes, they play the same cognitive role as our brains do. They become just as much a part of our minds as neurons and synapses.
“A dormant, stationary Android phone…communicated location information to Google 340 times during a 24-hour period, or at an average of 14 data communications per hour.”
Plus: “Most of the people reviewing Burmese content spoke English.”