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The brutal calculator wars of the 70s gave us the iPhone

The brutal calculator wars of the 70s gave us the iPhone

Back in the years of bell-bottoms and roller disco, great titans fought with calculators. Four decades on, we have the iPhone. Who says war has no benefit? 

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Hollywood’s digital world is pushing us further into the unreal

With Hollywood forever enthralled with possibilities of digital effects, reducing the age of actors (or bringing others back from the dead) firmly places us at a weird (hyperreal) crossroads.

AI believes we express emotions the same six ways – That is a problem

As it has been long established, humans are subject to six unifying emotions. However, with the birth of technology that mimics us for our benefit, this represents a problem.

The week in media: 23rd June 2016

Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at the most influential CMO’s and wonder if gender-focused media will ever die.

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