Category: Convergence

New Technologies to Empower Artists
Wyatt Jenkins
by Andrew Keen 07.16.2018 05:12 PM

Andrew Keen interviews Wyatt Jenkins from Patreon re: new technologies that empower artists

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AT&T Futurist Report: Blended Reality–The Future of Entertainment, 5G, & Mobile Edge Computing
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by Jeana Chaffin 06.26.2018 04:13 PM
Reality is up for grabs. The Internet is no longer a place we go to through our smartphones, laptops, or other connected devices. The network is becoming an overlay on top of our physical world. Over the next decade, most everything around us will become connected and interconnected, intelligent and communicative. Get the latest Futurist Report—Blended Reality: The Future of Entertainment, 5G, and Mobile Edge Computing.

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Convergence in Journalism: The Evolution of Traditional Media to Backpack Journalism VR, and Beyond
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by Christy Roland 05.16.2018 09:26 PM
As more consumers turn to digital outlets to consume news, journalists and media organizations are reshaping their approach to content creation and distribution. Learn about how convergence in journalism is changing not only the way we get our news, but how reporters deliver it, and the new frontiers still yet to explore.

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Network Convergence 101: Examples and Perspectives that Form a Connected World
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by Christy Roland 04.30.2018 03:18 PM
Our world revolves around our access to media and technology, so we can do things like video streaming, internet shopping, and video conferencing with our peers, families, or friends. Network convergence is a key element to making it all possible. Learn what network convergence is and how it works, its infrastructure and history, challenges and successes, and what to expect next.

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What Is Convergence?
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by Christy Roland 02.09.2018 07:13 PM
A convergence is a union of two or more things. When things converge, the result is often larger, better, or stronger. Learn about convergences from the world of technology and the use of the word in other disciplines.

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Top Ten Convergent Movies in 2017
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by Ed Schmit 02.06.2018 05:51 PM
Hollywood has adopted many of the advantages that come from converging technology with creativity. Check out our list of 2017 movies that benefited from the merging to tech and storytelling.

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Introductory Guide to the Hype and Hope of Hyperconvergence
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by Christy Roland 01.12.2018 08:52 PM
Check any IT blog in the past few years, and you’re bound to see mention of one of the newest forms of storing data in a private cloud, hyperconvergence. Choosing a hyperconverged system may be all the rage now, but is it the right solution for your company?

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The Future of Immersive Branding and Retail
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by Christy Roland 01.12.2018 08:31 PM
In the latest Futurist Report, the AT&T Foundry has taken an inside look into the emerging technologies and startups shaping the Future of Immersive Branding and Retail. To better understand how consumer relationships with retailers will evolve, more than 25 experts in retail and technology that are driving innovations were interviewed, and five bold projections were developed to showcase what the future of shopping and interacting with brands could be like.

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The importance of convergence for content creators
People viewing the VR short The Protectors at AT&T SHAPE
by Ed Schmit 10.25.2017 04:22 PM
Creative people just want to create, but it is important for them to be cognizant of technology trends and to be prepared to support the latest technologies. Learn how media and technology are converging to create new opportunities for creators and reveal unprecedented experiences for the audiences who what their work.

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How the network revolution will drastically change the way we live and what we can do about it
Gerd Leonard at AT&T SHAPE
by Christy Roland 08.21.2017 08:00 AM
In the next 20 years, technology will change the way we live. We are at the beginning of this powerful transformation and we have a big say in how it will all turn out. Find out why Futurist and Author Gerd Leonhard believes that’s a good thing and what we need to do make sure the change goes smoothly.

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