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While Google Glasses fell at the hurdle of social acceptability, the success of Pokemon Go in 2016, where animated characters appear in real life locations, has stimulated new excitement about overlays in smartphones and watches. An Apple headset may not happen this year but at the very least expect innovations in software with Apple offering augmented reality map displays on iOS devices. Another clue on Apple’s direction can be found in the dual cameras on this year’s iPhone 7 Plus. Eventually these will be installed on the entire iPhone range opening up 3D mapping of any person or space.

  • Only by knowing more about customers can media companies hope to compete with Facebook in creating more relevant and personal experiences, which may eventually lead to revenue.
  • This is unlikely to happen but the pressure will force platforms to employ more senior editorial staff to make these calls and respond to requests, with the German and French elections being a particular flashpoint.
  • The Laboratory enables you to undertake practical work assignments using facilities that you would find in the modern digital media industry.
  • “Any time you get together millions or people, you’re going to amplify the best in people, and you’re going to amplify the worst,” she continues.
  • What we will do with the extra bandwidth is still unclear but it’s expected to serve as the foundation for other hot trends, from self-driving cars to the Internet of Things.
  • Paul Bradshaw who runs the MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism at Birmingham City University writes about three types of journalistic bot that have emerged in the last few years.

A quarter (24%) of digital leaders say they are more worried about financial sustainability than this time last year, with the figure rising to a third (33%) of respondents from a newspaper background. Companies with a focus on subscription or sponsored content seemed to be a bit more confident about their future – while ad-dependent organisations in the UK, Spain, Italy and Poland tended to be more pessimistic. Advertisers and agencies are increasingly putting their money into platforms that are cheap, targeted, and easy to buy. That helps explain why Google and Facebook have been picking up most of the new spend along with a range of programmatic advertising networks. Respondents to our survey talk about the disappointing levels of advertising return and the need to ‘build out diversified revenue streams beyond digital display’.

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By anticipating this, using the data fed back from your analytics package, you could optimise for that term. Of course, you would need to invent a way of using the syllable ‘rel’ as a word; perhaps by integrating it into a product name for instance. Is a small robot airplane designed to carry vaccines, medicine and blood in developing countries. In a partnership with the government of Rwanda it has started to deliver medicines and blood to around 20 hospitals and health centres throughout the country. The lifesaving idea has raised $85m from Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

You will normally be expected to have completed the qualification within two years before starting your course at Sussex. We would normally expect the CPE test to have been taken within two years before the start of your course. We would normally expect the CAE test to have been taken within two years before the start of your course. Degree requirementsBachelors degree with an overall mark of at least 65%-75% depending on your university. Degree requirementsBachelors degree with a second-class lower division or CAP 3.5. Degree requirementsLicenciado with a final mark of at least 12/20 from a public university or 14/20 from a private university.

His research interest lie in typography in action, interaction design and design influence. John Sands, director of learning and impact at the Knight Foundation, hopes the institute can create a space for deeper discussion among saliraganar.com people from a variety of backgrounds. “Part of the challenge is that many of the problems are multi-faceted,” he explains. “They’re not just engineering problems, and they’re not just regulatory issue,” says Prof Mickens.

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More politicians follow the lead of Donald Trump in using social media to define issues, break new policy and as a substitute for traditional media access. We support your employability through a Professional Development Portfolio, in which you write reflectively about the professional skills you acquire and use during your time at university. These skills will help you in your studies as well as being crucial for your future career. Current social media has a tendency to exaggerate differences in people, to outrage and to radicalise, says Craig Newmark, founder of Craig’s List and Craig Newmark Philanthropies. “In many ways, it’s structured to exploit people’s weaknesses and opportunistic in maximising its own use,” he says.