How artificial intelligence can save journalism

Patrick White, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented crisis in journalism that could decimate media organizations around the world. The future of journalism — and its survival — could lie in artificial intelligence (AI). AI refers “to intelligent machines that learn from experience andContinue reading “How artificial intelligence can save journalism”

Europe’s Cities Are Making Less Room for Cars After Coronavirus

How will cities carefully emerge from their coronavirus quarantines once lockdown measures are relaxed? That question might seem premature in the U.S., but in places where the virus struck earlier, cities are working out strategies for a return to something approaching normal urban life. Source: Europe’s Cities Are Making Less Room for Cars After Coronavirus

What We Can Learn From Coziness Culture About the Art of Staying Home

Winters in Calgary, Canada, can be long, lasting anywhere between six to eight months. They can be brutal, too, with extreme storms and temperatures that can shut down entire parts of the city. So in mid-March, when local artists Caitlind Brown and Wayne Garrett voluntarily quarantined themselves for two weeks after returning from Germany, theContinue reading “What We Can Learn From Coziness Culture About the Art of Staying Home”

The ‘New Normal’ for Many Older Adults Is on the Internet

The last real disaster Bonnie Weiss lived through was San Francisco’s 1989 earthquake. Even watching a piece of chimney break through her living room window didn’t prepare her to live alone during a global pandemic, she says. Weiss is nearing 80 years old and has no children. Source: The ‘New Normal’ for Many Older AdultsContinue reading “The ‘New Normal’ for Many Older Adults Is on the Internet”