It’s the first details of GE’s ambition to be at the forefront of the future of work and a strong measure of its conviction that it already knows what the future of work looks like. Above photo by Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos for WIRED Joi Ito, head of the prestigious MIT Media Lab told President Obama he is concerned that the core development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is being built by a “mostly white” and “predominately male gang of kids." Ito's remarks were made at a recent meeting with Barack Obama and Scott Dadich, Editor-in-Chief of Wired Magazine.He didn’t know the industry was about to enter a traumatic period of upheaval that would deplete the ranks of journalists around the country and force newspapers to reassess their mission..that tumultuous decade.The disruption in the media industry is far from over as the transformation to a digital business model continues to challenge large newspaper groups according to recent financial reports.Journalism’s uncertain future This book looks interesting- Journalism’s Lost Generation: The Un-Doing of U. Newspaper Newsrooms by Scott Reinardy, a journalism professor at the University of Kansas.
“And there’s nothing that can be done right now, until we know what the terms of the exit will be. General Electric (GE), the largest industrial company in the US, says it has developed processes that more than double the speed of innovation and which have the potential to completely restructure its own business.GE will next week launch its first business venture, called Fuse that will test a hugely ambitious and radical approach to creating new companies through processes and technologies designed to harness the work of global crowds of experts.Gannett and The New York Times Company are among companies reporting a steeper than expected drop in print advertising revenue in their latest financial quarter. Stephen Chipman and his teams at Boston-based Radius have helped a lot of US companies set up their European headquarters in the United Kingdom especially London, and they are understandably concerned about what to do in the wake of the country’s referendum to leave the European common market.Those UK offices employ a lot of people, a lot of skilled engineers, technicians, marketing and sales staff.
So the prospect of moving their operations because of restricted access to the much larger European market is a top concern.“There’s no need to worry right now, I tell them,“ says Chipman.