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Breaking down the 5G hype

March 10, 2019 by

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“AT&T is expected to roll out 5G in a dozen American cities. And in five years, 5G will account for 50 percent of U.S. connections while consumers forego home internet for the newer technology.” Is it hype? And what exactly IS 5G? I mean I get that LTE (4G) is the latest, fastest network, so 5G would  […]

Narrative: The Hard Work of Authenticity and Trust #smchat #contentseries WED Feb 13 1pEST

February 12, 2019 by

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Most of us can remember a time when the news was curated by seasoned professionals. Career journalists and their editors built and defended a solid perimeter (if not a wall) to protect the truth. It was a barrier difficult to get past without confirmed sources. In the transformed, super-hyped world of digital media, PR and […]

Our annual look ahead. Its #smchat on #socialmedia 2019. WEDS 1/9 1pET

January 8, 2019 by

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The New Year is a great time to dust off those crystal balls. For nearly 10 years now, the #smchat community has done an annual #socialmedia review. As social networks and web powered software platforms mature, what can we expect to see?  Let’s ask your moderators. Here are some of the major trends we’ll explore: […]

SPECIAL: How is Social Media best used in the Defence and Military?

October 2, 2018 by

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As a special one-off and part of our ongoing #Trends series, #SMChat in on October 10th at 1pm ET / 6pm UK will look at the topic of Social Media in the Defence and Military

AI and the Future of Work

September 10, 2018 by

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AI and the Future of Work. How is AI heralding a new way of organising industry.

Pulse check on virtual and augmented reality

April 19, 2018 by

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As you are aware, VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) have become household names, readily adopted by many from all walks of life as each respectively undergo rapid advancements that many recognize as being transformative. More and more, we see vast applications of these two technologies in diverse areas such as gaming/entertainment, retail, health […]

Braving the blockchain bandwagon

February 5, 2018 by

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You know you need to pay attention to a trend when you start seeing headlines of scammers cashing in on the action. The excerpt below—sourced from a Medium post—offers an easy-to-understand backgrounder on blockchain: « After the financial crisis of 2008, an unknown person by the moniker Satoshi Nakamoto designed Bitcoin and its original reference […]