Tech giants Google, Intel, Facebook, Twitter, Apple and Microsoft bemoan the lack of female engineers and data scientists in driving growth and innovation. Many pledge multi-millions to encourage girls to code, yet Verifeed found them to be absent from social where there impact on girls themselves is felt.
Live from the Campus of DC’s 1776, an early look at NewsiT’s Verifeed platform for making sense of the torrent of terabytes we call social data.
On Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costello made clear how valuable he believes the information on Twitter can be. He was speaking at the annual convention for the American Society of News Editors.
How do we drink from a firehose without drowning?
Newsrooms are shrinking, the sad reality of an industry disrupted by digital technologies and social media. But the amount of news isn’t diminishing, it’s expanding.
Another morning, another important announcement regarding the advance of useful technology: Twitter has outbid (or outsmarted?) Facebook to grab Trendrr, the fast-growing social TV and intelligent sifting company.