What Blockchain Means for Ad Tech

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What Blockchain Means for Ad Tech Not long ago, possession meant holding something in your hand. Over the past two decades, a series of disruptors created a digital society, where the most salient feature is the ability to copy. (…) Read full article

Google, Not the Government, Is Building the Future

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Google, Not the Government, Is Building the Future One persistent criticism of Silicon Valley is that it no longer works on big, world-changing ideas. Every few months, a dumb start-up will make the news — most recently the one selling a $700 juicer — and folks outside the tech industry…

Prince’s ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Turns 30: All the Songs Ranked

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Prince’s ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Turns 30: All the Songs Ranked One theory for Prince’s invincibility in the ‘80s and relative fallibility in subsequent decades is that after becoming a star, he needed the Revolution to keep him in check. (…) Read full article

Apple Wants to Bring Augmented Reality to the Masses

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Apple Wants to Bring Augmented Reality to the Masses Tim Cook has talked up a lot of technologies since becoming Apple Inc.’s chief executive in 2011. Driverless cars. Artificial intelligence. Streaming television. But no technology has fired up Cook quite like augmented reality, which overlays images, video and games on the real world.…

Amazon is invading Apple and Google’s home turf in the war over the future of computing

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Amazon is invading Apple and Google’s home turf in the war over the future of computing Apple, Amazon, and Google are at war over the future of personal computing, and now Amazon is taking the battle to its rivals’ home turf: the smartphone. All three are convinced that voice-controlled virtual…

Virtuality Report — 2017

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Virtuality Report — 2017 Cette première édition a attiré plus de 16 000 visiteurs sur les 3 jours, une très belle performance ! Joshfire y présentait une expérience VR de réservation, réalisée pour voyages-sncf.com. (…) Read full article

Google: ‘We are not perfect but the news industry has misunderstood us’

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Une interprétation intéressante de la différence de nature entre Facebook Instant Articles et Google AMP. Walled Garden d’un côté, open source de l’autre. Google: ‘We are not perfect but the news industry has misunderstood us’ In a panel session about “global innovations in media and content” at Mobile World Congress,…

Trump, nouveau visage de la Singularité ?

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Trump, nouveau visage de la Singularité ? « Trump, c’est de la pulsion pure, sans programme ni croyance permanente, et en cela il est semblable à un algorithme de machine learning. Ce serait une erreur de croire qu’il possède une stratégie, au-delà de faire ce qui fonctionne, ce qui veut dire,…