Four digital trends reshaping the media industry

1. Demographics As the global middle class grows (from 1.8 billion people in 2009 to an estimated 4.9 billion in 2030)¹, demand for new media services focusing on convenience, education, premium content and video-on-demand will grow, particularly in emerging economies. Meanwhile, the emergence of millennials (the generation born between 1981 and 1997) is creating demand for technology services that offer […]

2018 SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS

1) The content tailored to the users life style Ket Han, Facebook’s creative strategist during Social Media Week (Sep 2017) in London said that the average internet user scrolls down 90 meters of digital content daily; in her view,  we should place our social messages in order to attract audiences in accordance with their needs in the following way: […]

Technology to watch in 2018

For all the excitement surrounding the gene-editing tool CRISPR, it is not that efficient or precise. It’s hard to make many changes at once. My lab has set the record so far — making 62 modifications to the genome of a single cell — but we have compelling applications that need a greater number of […]

Tech wants to solve our tech-related sleep problems

Technology is bad for sleep. It keeps us constantly exposed to an endless cycle of bad news, and the blue light emitted by smartphone and tablet displays suppresses our ability to produce melatonin. Combine that with the feelings of inadequacy generated by watching other people’s picture-perfect lives on social media, and it’s no surprise that we’re all restless. Sleep […]