Mike's Industry View - Issue #150
AI / Creativity
The secret to creative greatness appears to be doing things differently—even when that means failing
Amazon sees Alexa devices more than double in just one year — www.cnet.com At CES, the e-retailer boasts of hundreds of millions of voice-enabled devices.
Mastercard drops first single to expand 'sonic brand architecture' — www.thedrum.com Mastercard, the financial brand, has dropped its first record with rising star Nadine Randle as it continues in its mission of using sensory experiences to redefine how people interact with the business.
How social media has changed in the past decade, according to its influencers — www.nbcnews.com From Jake Paul to iJustine and Nerd City, NBC News spoke with more than half a dozen content creators about how the last decade of internet culture has evolved.
Another Benefit to Going to Museums? You May Live Longer — www.nytimes.com Researchers in Britain found that people who go to museums, the theater and the opera were less likely to die in the study period than those who didn’t.
Influencers are filmed promoting a drink containing cyanide.
Facebook executive Andrew “Boz” Bosworth says Facebook is like sugar — www.vox.com Lots of people have compared Facebook to harmful substances. But they don’t usually work at Facebook.