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Steve Outing
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Media futurist, digital-media innovator, journalism change agent
Media futurist, digital-media innovator, journalism change agent

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Google Photos is inspiring me to rediscover old photos. Here's a "story" it auto-created from my pics, which I tweaked to add and subtract photos to my preference. Took a few minutes and was fun. ... Weakness for now is sharing, which needs to be fixed.

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Ponder this likely future: As you read this article, the language and style will be different than the versions read by other people. It will be stylized to your preferences and your preferred communication style. As a result, you will find this article…

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Print, more and more, is the railroad / horse-and-buggy of our era. It's beyond me why so many publishers cling to it as dominant at this point. Meeker's stats confirm not-ending drain of market share and ad dollars. #mediadisruptus

The new norm is that any presentation you give or panel you're on will be live-streamed by someone in the audience using Periscope or Meerkat. Is this happening to you now? #mediadisruptus  

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"Sensor journalism" is being taught. Hurray! Great to see journalism education thinking about the future. #mediadisruptus  

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There’s this pet peeve of mine about disaster coverage by news media, and it’s been the case again in early coverage of the earthquakes in Nepal and devastation in the city of Kathmandu. Of course, photojournalists and news videographers shoot images of…

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What does the future hold for journalism and the news business? Will there be journalists in space? Will journalist-hackers roam the wilds of future internets? Will the world even need news professionals in a future of ubiquitous shared data and…

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Worried yet about digital technology advances causing significant unemployment and societal disruption? This brief discussion will get you up to speed. #mediadisruptus  

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"We can start by discarding the lingering notion that paper will remain for long a big part of what we do. It will not. For a while, yes. But it will not last." (About friggin' time someone at his level in the newspaper industry unequivocally stated that obvious truth.) #mediadisruptus  

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Science fiction suggests some futures for news and media-tech #mediadisruptus

The best creators of science-fiction are great at conjuring up entertaining and sometimes plausible futures. Indeed, the best of them have envisioned future technologies that eventually became reality. (The classic example: Star Trek’s Communicator. Many…
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